Wheelchairs/Wheeled Mobility

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Taxonomy Code: LH-0600.5000-970

Programs that provide special chairs with large wheels, some of which are power driven, that are used to transport patients or to provide increased mobility for people who are partially paralyzed or otherwise unable to walk. Also included are other types of personal wheeled transportation such as the Amigo.

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Assistance to People in Need - Friends of ManAssists individuals with a range of needs including: - mobility equipment (e.g., wheelchairs, prostheses, walkers, handicapped accessible vans) - ramps and house modifications for accessibility - medical procedures, medical equipment and supplies - prescriptions - food and gas (cases of medical need) - hearing aids and glasses - dental care (extractions, full dentures) - short-term daycare - training - children's clothing and clothing for working adultsArapahoe CountyFriends of ManFriends of Man
Assistive Technology - The Independence CenterEquipment, assistive technology, and home modification are tools available to help you live a fulfilling independent life. Our Assistive Technology (AT) Specialist at The Independence Center (The IC) showcases tools to increase mobility, communication, and overall independence. Our AT Specialist also researches funding options to purchase these tools. Our services are available to you free of charge if you are a consumer at The IC. If you are not yet a consumer, a simple intake appointment is all that is needed. Our AT Specialist can help you set up that appointment. An appointment-only Wheelchair Assessment and Repair Clinic is held at The IC every 3rd Thursday of the month from 9am – 12pm. The appointment does not cost you any money. A trained and certified repair technician from Numotion will assess any problems and conduct minor repairs free of charge on site. El Paso CountyIndependent Living - The Independence CenterThe Independence Center
Medical Equipment Lending and Adult Incontinence Supplies (9025 Grant St) - Senior HubLends durable medical equipment, such as wheelchairs and walkers, for up to 8 weeks. This program helps seniors recover following surgery or injury. Also provides adult incontinence items, as supplies are available.Adams County9025 Grant St - Senior HubSenior Hub
Mobility Project - Push InternationalMobility Project collects, refurbishes, and distributes mobility aids to the disabled poor in developing countries. We also build disability centers in those countries and train the disabled poor to help their own people, and we assist them. Also, we provide a short-term, volunteer-paid trips to these countries and teach the volunteer how to fix a chair, seat a person in need, and show our love and concern for that individual. The Mobility Project has volunteers who pick up the wheel chairs or mobility aids; applications taken in the country after a survey trip; seating specialists and therapists are sent to the country to fit children and adults; refurbishing centers are established so people can repair their own chairs and can be sent unrefurbished chairs. Mobility Project also supports a sports training center for the disabled in developing countries.El Paso CountyOrganizational / Community / International - Push InternationalPush International
Wheelchair Rentals (SLV) - La Jara PharmaceuticalThis pharmacy in Conejos county, CO has wheelchair rentals available. Other medical equipment is available for purchase.Conejos CountyHealth Care (SLV) - La Jara PharmaceuticalLa Jara Pharmaceutical

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