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Disabled Living Foundation
Advice, information & training on independant living

Suport Services

DLF helps the general public and healthcare professionals in various ways to find out about daily living equipment and assistive technology.

 

We don't sell any products, but we can help you find the people that do!

 

Our Support services include:

  • AskSARA - Our award-winning online guided advice tool about daily living.
  • Living made easy- Our free advice and information website on daily living equipment.
  • Helpline- We're just a phone call or email away if you need help, on 0300 999 0004 or helpline@dlf.org.uk
  • Loan Library - Library of simple electronic aids where you can borrow equipment for up to two weeks 
  • Factsheets- General advice about things to consider when buying equipment.
  • DLF Data- The UK's only comprehensive, impartial database of daily living equipment.
  • Demonstration Centre- Try items out at one of the largest Demonstration Centres in the UK.
  • Moving & Handling People- An annual must-attend event for any manual handling specialist. 
  • Supplier Directory- Details of suppliers of daily living equipment that support our work through sponsoring sections.
  • Services for parents- Our services for parents and carers of disabled children and those who work with them. 
  • Youreable Forum- A vibrant community of disabled people, supporting and helping each other by sharing experiences. 
  • Business support- Find out how we can help manufacturers, suppliers and retailers of daily living equipment.

DLF Training

In addition to a range of services we offer a 'value for money' programme of CPD-accredited courses aimed at professional healthcare providers and carers, as well as informal carers and others who wish to learn more about interactions with disabled and older people.

 

Courses are carried out by expert trainers with a wealth of experience. They include:

Moving and handling

Housing-related courses

Trusted assessor courses

Training for carers

Study days and workshops

Customised training

 

For more information about our courses, see our training page

 

Click here for information on How to book

 

You can also contact us with any enquiries about training, please call 020 7432 8010 or email training@dlf.org.uk

Demonstration Centre

Our newly-refurbished Equipment Demonstration Centre is open daily from 10am until 4pm to welcome all visitors who wish to see and experience equipment for themselves.

 

This service is entirely free and the only way to get the most out of your time with us is to make an appointment - this allows our staff to assist and advise you throughout your visit.

- Please be aware that we have limited staff and therefore visitors are by appointment only.

 

Please call our helpline on: 0300 999 0004 to make an appointment

See the map below for details on how to find us.

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Finding Us

Ground Floor, Landmark House
Hammersmith Bridge Road
London
W6 9EJ