Equipment in Somerset

How to get equipment in Somerset

Equipment for short-term loan is available through the British Red Cross loans service and is ideal if you need some equipment temporarily, for example, while a disabled relative is on holiday with you or to try out before you buy. You can phone them on: 01823 273746 or visit: for further details.

There is also a website called AskSARA that you can use to see what equipment is available. Visit:

You can buy some equipment that might help you from local shops that specialise in disability equipment. There are also some local voluntary organisations and private providers that sell equipment. We can tell you more about this if you contact us. The Somerset Choices website gives lots of information about equipment available locally:

If you would like someone from social care to talk to you about what could help you, please phone us on: 0300 123 2224.

Phone us on: 0300 123 2224 for information or to ask for an assessment. We can advise you about how to contact these services and also send you a leaflet to help you choose.