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:

  • Commodes
  • 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
  • Wheelchairs
  • Wheelie walkers.

Patients, family and carers needing equipment, please contact your palliative care service.