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Wheelchair Service - Camden and Islington

Camden and Islington Wheelchair Service supplies manual and powered wheelchairs, buggies and specialist seating services to children and adults with mobility problems.

It also runs the Camden and Islington Wheelchair Users Group, which meets quarterly.

The service is for children and adults who are registered with a Camden or Islington general practitioner (GP) and who have a permanent disability affecting their mobility.

Referrals can be made by using one of the referrals forms on the website: 

  • General practitioners (GPs)
  • Health or social care professional, for example, a consultant, nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist or social worker
  • Clients already known to the service are able to self-refer via phone or email.

Drop-in clinic for existing clients every Wednesday between 9.30am and 4.00pm on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Address:
Peckwater Centre, 6 Peckwater Street, London, NW5 2UP
Umbrella org:
Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone:
020 3317 5040
Opening times:
Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm
Who is it for:
Someone with a permanent disabilty which affects their mobility and who is registered with a GP in Camden or Islington boroughs
How to apply:
Referral by health professionals or social workers. Clients already known to the service are able to self-refer via phone or email.
Buses:
134, 214, 393, C2
Train/tube:
Kentish Town (tube) / Kentish Town West (London Overground)
Parking:
On-site parking
Sector:
Statutory

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Disability, according to the World Health Organization, is "...an umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions. An impairment is a problem in body function or structure; an activity limitation is a difficulty encountered by an individual in executing a task or action; while a participation restriction is a problem experienced by an individual in involvement in life situations.