Equipment to help patients admitted to palliative care, families and carers is available free of charge from palliative care services.
Equipment often used in palliative care includes:
- Continence aids and equipment
- Hospital beds
- Over toilet seats
- Patient lifting hoists and slings
- Pressure relieving mattresses
- Sheepskins and cushions
- Shower chairs
- Walking frames and sticks
- Wheelie walkers.
Patients, family and carers needing equipment, please contact your palliative care service.