Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Living Made Easy

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Type of service:
Advice And Information
Telephone number:
0300 999 0004
Service description:
Living made easy is an impartial advice and information website about daily living equipment and other aspects of independent living.

It has been developed by the Disabled Living Foundation (DLF), a national charity providing independent advice about independent living for disabled adults and children, older people, their carers and families. DLF is a founder member of the Information Standard, a certification scheme for health and social care information.

Living made easy's core value is impartiality. In this website we aim to provide comprehensive and independent information about daily living equipment available to the public from national suppliers. This product information is supported by expert advice created by our team of occupational therapists.

Our advice and information is:

- Impartial
- Independent
- Trustworthy

Find advice on about the following equipment and aids:

Children

- Communication
- Daily living
- Equipment for house and home
- Mobility and standing

Clothing and footwear

- Equipment for dressing
- Fastenings for clothing
- Footwear
- Footwear services including made-to-measure

Communication

- Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC)
- Computer use
- Hearing
- Reading
- Telephones & intercoms
- Vision
- Writing

House and home

- Bathing
- Bedroom
- Chairs
- Eating and drinking
- Kitchen and household
- Stairs
- Toileting

Leisure

- Arts and crafts
- Equipment for cooking and preparing food
- Games and puzzles
- Gardening and the outdoors
- Sport equipment

Mobility and walking

- Buggies and scooters
- Scooter accessories
- Sticks and crutches
- Walking equipment accessories
- Walking frames

Personal care

- Bathing
- Equipment for dressing
- Medication management
- Small personal care aids
- Toileting

Telecare and alarms

- Activity monitoring and personal locators
- Environmental controls
- Simple solutions
- Telecare systems
- Telehealth
Cost:
Free
Age range:
0 - 99 years
Opening hours:
Monday 10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00
Thursday 10:00 - 16:00
Friday 10:00 - 16:00
Eligibility criteria:
Disability
Referral route:
Self Referral
Last updated on:
18/07/2016

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