Physical disability

A physical disability is defined as a physical impairment which has a substantial and long-term effect on your ability to carry out day to day activities.

Help with everyday living - organisations that can help

Olympus Care Services

Sensory equipment and telecare is available from Olympus Care Services.

Employment and Disability Service (EADS) - help people with a physical or learning disability look for work.

LIVE (Learning, Independence, Volunteering and Employment) - provides day services for people with a learning or physical disability in Northamptonshire to explore volunteering, find employment and live independently.

NHS Choices

Information about mobility aids such as wheelchairs is available on the NHS Choices website

Request an assessment or review from adult social services

We can give you information, advice and guidance to help you remain independent. Where you may require additional help we can assess you to see if you have eligible needs or to review your current care package.

How to request an assessment or review

More information on help with everyday living is available in the Living at home section of this site.

Other local or national organisations

Specsavers offer a free home eye test to those who are not able to get to the opticians due to physical or mental disability.