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Assessment by an occupational therapist
Assessment by a podiatrist

Buying equipment
Buying equipment
Making complaints or reporting unsafe equipment

Case studies
Read about how Anne and Robert became more independent with dressing.

Equipment provision
Equipment provision through local authorities and direct payments

Further information
Useful links

General advice on clothing and footwear
Choosing suitable footwear
Clothing and equipment for easier dressing
Clothing for people with sensitive skin
Clothing for wheelchair users
Dressing for warmth

Advice last checked: 30 January 2018 Next check due: 30 January 2021

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