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Equipment advice

Home and leisure

On this page our Occupational Therapists give advice about equipment that can help you get on with work and leisure activities at home or in the community and about the equipment that you can try at our demonstration centre to support your hobbies and interests.

Home and leisure equipment advice

Reminders and guidance to do tasks

We all have our own way of doing those essential, everyday tasks. Our occupational therapists want to find out how you like to...

Rails, ramps and stair lifts advice

Access to and from your home and within your home can be made safer and easier with some well positioned rails, ramps or...

Outdoor hobbies advice

Tools for the garden can be made easier to use with special grips or additional handles and we have some here that you...

At home and indoor activity advice

Seating position is important for all activities and we can look at how you sit and how you like to work and how...

Car transfer advice

Getting in and out of a car can be difficult. We have a selection of gadgets to help you depending on the type...

Medication management advice

Pills, liquid medicine and ointments can be tricky to take and apply if you have problems with strength,  movement, or sensory loss. Our...

We hold lists for specialist mobility shops, adaptation suppliers, care alarm providers and rail and ramp suppliers and installers.

View our supplier lists for: East Devon, Exeter, Mid and North Devon, Plymouth and West Devon, and Teign and Torbay, Care alarm providers in Devon

View our lists rail suppliers and installers in: Exeter and East, Mid and North Devon, South Devon, and Ramps: supply and installation

View our list of adaptation suppliers in Devon:
Stair lift and lift suppliers,
Specialist fitters for kitchen and bathroom adaptations,
Wheelchair accessible vehicles and car adaptations