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Mobility aids

We provide short-term loans of wheelchairs and other equipment at almost 1,000 outlets in the UK.

Order a mobility aid from us.

Please note that we do not currently provide these in London. Our office for Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Essex is the closest to London that supplies wheelchairs and mobility aids.

The types of mobility aids we provide include:

  • Wheelchairs
  • Backrests
  • Bath seats
  • Walking sticks and frames
  • Commodes
  • Bedpans
  • Urinals

How to borrow a wheelchair or other mobility aid

Contact your local Red Cross office to find equipment near you. 


This service is run by volunteers, so we do request donations to help us provide the service. A refundable deposit may also be required.

Buy mobility aids

Visit our independent living online shop or get in touch with your local Red Cross office to check whether they sell equipment.


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