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Equipment to help at home

If you are finding it difficult to carry out everyday tasks such as washing, cleaning and cooking, there may be equipment to help you manage and stay independent. These can be:

  • raised toilet seats 
  • rails to help you in and out of the bath
  • utensils to help you prepare and cook food

Support from Essex County Council

You can contact Essex County Council Adult Social Care for information and advice on equipment to help you manage everyday living tasks.

More information and advice

ECL (Essex Cares Ltd) provides sensory and equipment services on behalf of Essex County Council. For more information, contact ECL Sensory Service Essex.

The Disabled Living Foundation gives advice on equipment to help you manage everyday tasks.

Living made easy gives information on daily living equipment to help you stay independent, including advice on choosing equipment and where to get them.

The Red Cross offer short-term loans of some equipment.


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