There is a wide range of equipment available to make day to day life easier.

Equipment can help with tasks such as:

  • help turning taps
  • cutting food
  • pouring kettles
  • getting up stairs
  • getting out of the bath
  • going to the toilet
  • help remembering what pills to take

For information on walking aids please see our walking aids page

Find out about walking aids

There is also equipment to help in an emergency. For example if someone lives alone and has a fall or if you are concerned about unwanted visitors. This is called Telecare.

Find out about Telecare

If you are not sure what equipment is available or what could help, you can complete the self help guide Ask Sara on the Living Made Easy website..

Go to the Living Made Easy website

Below is a map of where you can buy equipment in Havering:

We also have a list of retailers including pharmacies which you can download:

View a list of accredited suppliers

Alternatively you can call us on 01708 432 000

There is also useful advice on buying equipment on the money saving service website.

If you work you can also get help from your employers. Find out more on GOV.UK.

Help with the cost of equipment

If you need help funding equipment from us you will need to have an assessment.