Wheelchair and special seating

If you use a wheelchair or have just been advised that you may need one, the Wheelchair and special seating assessment service are here to help.

Find out more about Wheelchair and special seating

Overview

This specialist team has a wide range of skills and backgrounds. Our expert knowledge will help you to ensure that you get the right kind of wheelchair for your needs, support you on an ongoing basis and be there to help when you need advice or repairs.

Using this service

To use this service you’ll need a referral from your doctor (GP) or another health care professional such as a doctor, physiotherapist, occupational therapist or specialist nurse. If you think you would benefit from this service, please speak to one of these people first. If you are already known to the service, it is fine to contact us direct without the need for a new referral.

Who this service is for

The service supports adults and children with a long-term disability (more than six months) or the terminally ill. You must be registered with a Bromley GP.

Appointments

Your first appointment

A member of our specialist team will talk to you to find our more about your condition and your needs. Once we have a good idea of what the best solution is we will discuss this with you, offering advice about which wheelchair and any additional seating will best suit your life and support your medical condition.

Changing or cancelling an apointment

If you are unable to come to your appointment please call our office, giving as much notice as possible. If you are unwell on the day of your appointment, please call to cancel. It may not be possible to confirm a new appointment until the relevant member of our team is able to return your call.

More information

Motability
Information on wheelchair accessible vehicles and purchasing a car through the Motability scheme

Queen Elizabeth Foundation
Impartial advice on powered wheelchairs, wheelchair lifts, ‘top boxes’ for wheelchairs and wheelchair-accessible vehicles.

Carers Bromley
Local information for carers

VTB Mobility
A family run business which offers scooters on a daily basis free of charge to local members to explore the high street and maintain independence.

Kent Mobility Ltd
Kent Mobility has been supplying, servicing and repairing mobility aids, rehabilitation and lifting equipment for over 20 years and is an approved NHS wheelchair voucher scheme supplier

Shopmobility UK
Shopmobility is a scheme which lends manual wheelchairs, powered  wheelchairs and powered scooters to members of the public with limited  mobility to shop and to visit leisure and commercial facilities within  the town, city or shopping centre.

Transport for London – information for disabled travellers
Information about getting around London if you have a disability, including accessible stations, buses and underground facilities.

 

Leaflets

You may find one of these leaflets helpful.

Your guide to the Motability car scheme
Information about getting an adapted car through the Motability scheme. This leaflet is provided by Motability.

Wheelchair maintenance service

Delivery, collection and repair service – AJM Healthcare
The repair service is only available for wheelchairs provided by this service.
Phone: 0808 164 6166
Open Hours: 09:00-17:00 Mon/Fri

Overview

This specialist team has a wide range of skills and backgrounds. Our expert knowledge will help you to ensure that you get the right kind of wheelchair for your needs, support you on an ongoing basis and be there to help when you need advice or repairs.

Using this service

To use this service you’ll need a referral from your doctor (GP) or another health care professional such as a doctor, physiotherapist, occupational therapist or specialist nurse. If you think you would benefit from this service, please speak to one of these people first. If you are already known to the service, it is fine to contact us direct without the need for a new referral.

Who this service is for

The service supports adults and children with a long-term disability (more than six months) or the terminally ill. You must be registered with a Bromley GP.

Appointments

Your first appointment

A member of our specialist team will talk to you to find our more about your condition and your needs. Once we have a good idea of what the best solution is we will discuss this with you, offering advice about which wheelchair and any additional seating will best suit your life and support your medical condition.

Changing or cancelling an apointment

If you are unable to come to your appointment please call our office, giving as much notice as possible. If you are unwell on the day of your appointment, please call to cancel. It may not be possible to confirm a new appointment until the relevant member of our team is able to return your call.

More information

Motability
Information on wheelchair accessible vehicles and purchasing a car through the Motability scheme

Queen Elizabeth Foundation
Impartial advice on powered wheelchairs, wheelchair lifts, ‘top boxes’ for wheelchairs and wheelchair-accessible vehicles.

Carers Bromley
Local information for carers

VTB Mobility
A family run business which offers scooters on a daily basis free of charge to local members to explore the high street and maintain independence.

Kent Mobility Ltd
Kent Mobility has been supplying, servicing and repairing mobility aids, rehabilitation and lifting equipment for over 20 years and is an approved NHS wheelchair voucher scheme supplier

Shopmobility UK
Shopmobility is a scheme which lends manual wheelchairs, powered  wheelchairs and powered scooters to members of the public with limited  mobility to shop and to visit leisure and commercial facilities within  the town, city or shopping centre.

Transport for London – information for disabled travellers
Information about getting around London if you have a disability, including accessible stations, buses and underground facilities.

 

Leaflets

You may find one of these leaflets helpful.

Your guide to the Motability car scheme
Information about getting an adapted car through the Motability scheme. This leaflet is provided by Motability.

Wheelchair maintenance service

Delivery, collection and repair service – AJM Healthcare
The repair service is only available for wheelchairs provided by this service.
Phone: 0808 164 6166
Open Hours: 09:00-17:00 Mon/Fri

Jok Morrice

Technical and service lead

Our Wheelchair and special seating clinic locations

For general enquiries about our service email us: bromley.wheelchairservice@nhs.net

Emergency out of Hours 07.00 - 09.00 and 17.00 - 23.00 everyday including weekends and bank holidays
The Emergency Out of Hours service will only visit your home or a local hospital if you are an in-patient.