The Wheelchair Service is hosted for the whole of Suffolk by the West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust. The Trust's clinical staff undertake assessments and fittings. Rosscare is the approved repairer and is also responsible for deliveries and collections.
Do I qualify for a wheelchair assessment from Suffolk Wheelchair Service?
- do I have a Suffolk GP?
- do I need a wheelchair for more than six months?
- will I use the wheelchair four times a week or more?
- do I have a medical condition which affects my ability to walk in the home or outdoors?
If you answer yes to all of the above questions you should ask your GP, physiotherapist or occupational therapist to complete a referral form and send it to us.
How do I get referred?
If you answered yes to all of the above questions, you should ask your GP, physiotherapist or occupational therapist to complete a referral.
Alternatively if you are known to the service as an existing client you can self-refer by telephoning the service or completing a paper referral form and submitting to the service directly.