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Equipment Listings


Age UK Personal Alarms

Phone: 0800 011 3846  Website: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/products/mobility-and-independence-at-home/personal-alarms/ (Opens in new window)


Betterlife from Lloyds Pharmacy

Mobility and independent living equipment

Phone: 01772 459944  Website: https://www.betterlifehealthcare.com/ (Opens in new window)


British Red Cross Support at Home

Mobility equipment hire

Phone: 01823 273746 Email: somersetindependentliving@redcross.org.uk Website: https://www.redcross.org.uk/ (Opens in new window)


Deane Helpline Community Alarms

Deane Helpline provides Community Alarms to anyone in the Taunton Deane and West Somerset areas for a small weekly fee. These enable people to live independent lives in their own homes and our operators are on duty 24 hours a day ready to answer your call for assistance. In addition our Emergency Response Team can be...

Phone: 01823 257185 Email: lifelinemessages@tauntondeane.gov.uk Website: https://www.tauntondeane.gov.uk/deane-helpline/ (Opens in new window)


Furnitrust – Low cost furniture

Recycle your unwanted household items Don’t add to landfill ! Why throw away unwanted furniture or white goods that are still in good condition, when they could be used by other people ? We can collect your items within the Taunton for free (subject to the items being fit for resale). Furniture Suites, sofas, tables,...

Phone: 01823 253053 Email: info@furnitrust.org.uk Website: https://www.furnitrust.org.uk/ (Opens in new window)


Furniture Reuse Details for Somerset

Website link for details of Furniture Reuse Groups in Somerset https://www.somersetwaste.gov.uk/reuse-pass-it-on/

Website: https://www.somersetwaste.gov.uk/reuse-pass-it-on/ (Opens in new window)


Hickleys Mobility & Healthcare – Bridgwater

Mobility equipment

Phone: 01278 452510 Email: health@hickleys.com Website: https://www.hickleyshealthcare.com/ (Opens in new window)


Hickleys Mobility & Healthcare – Taunton

Mobility equipment

Phone: 01823 328555 Email: health@hickleys.com Website: https://www.hickleyshealthcare.com/ (Opens in new window)


HSL Seating Specialists

Chairs, sofas and beds with reclining and rising facilities.

Phone: 01823 429003  Website: https://www.hslchairs.com/ (Opens in new window)


Independence at Home

Independence at Home is a charity that provides grants to people of all ages who have a physical or learning disability or long term illness and who are in financial need. This financial help enables them to obtain mobility and disability equipment, home adaptations and other essential items to make an immediate, practical and positive...

Phone: 0208 4277929  Website: https://www.independenceathome.org.uk/contact-us.html (Opens in new window)



For privately brought equipment no longer required: If you have any prosthetic limbs, orthotic parts, mobility aids including crutches, frames and wheelchairs which are not required please let us know on 0800 052 1174.

Phone: 0800 052 1174 Email: info@limbcare.org Website: https://limbcare.org/recycling-limbcare.html (Opens in new window)


Magna Careline West Somerset

Community alarms

Phone: 0800 999 6130  Website: https://www.magna.org.uk/my-community/community-services/careline/ (Opens in new window)


Making Life Easier – Taunton

Mobility equipment and hire of wheelchairs, mobility scooters and powerchairs.

Phone: 01823 335505 Email: mletaunton@gmail.com Website: https://www.makinglifeeasier-taunton.co.uk/ (Opens in new window)


Mendip Helpline

Aster Living community alarms

Phone: 0333 4008299  Website: https://www.aster.co.uk/telecare (Opens in new window)


Mobility Hire

Hire of mobility equipment

Phone: 0800 111 8234  Website: https://www.mobilityhire.com/homecare-more.php (Opens in new window)


Mobility Trust

Mobility Trust provides powered wheelchairs and scooters for UK residents who have severe disabilities and who cannot obtain such equipment through other means. We aim to reach and help people who, quite simply, have nowhere else to turn. We are the only UK charity that provides such broad support, regardless of age or cause of...

Phone: 0118 9842588 Email: mobility@mobilitytrust.org.uk 


NRS Healthcare

Mobility equipment

Phone: 0345 121 8111  Website: https://www.nrshealthcare.co.uk (Opens in new window)


Private Occupational Therapists

The British Association of Occupational Therapists

Phone: 020 7357 6480  


Sedgemoor Lifeline

Community alarms

Phone: 01278 435776  Website: https://www.sedgemoor.gov.uk/lifeline (Opens in new window)


Shopmobility Taunton

Hire scheme that provides powered scooters and powered and manual wheelchairs for shopping in Taunton.

Phone: 01823 327900 Email: info@compassdisability.org.uk Website: https://www.shopmobilitytaunton.org.uk/ (Opens in new window)


South Somerset Careline

Community alarms

Phone: 01935 479815  Website: https://www.carelinesouthsomerset.co.uk/ (Opens in new window)


Taunton’s Priorswood Recycling Centre Reuse Shop

Under slogan buy it or bring it, just don’t bin it, the Reuse Shop at Taunton’s Priorswood recycling centre opened in 2013 to offer furniture, sports equipment, kitchenware and much more at great prices seven days a week 8am-4pm. Find it at the Crown Industrial Estate, Priorswood, Taunton TA2 8QY, or phone 07985 438897 to...

Phone: 07985438897  Website: https://www.somersetwaste.gov.uk/reuse-pass-it-on/ (Opens in new window)


The British Red Cross Assisted Daily Living Catalogue

The British Red Cross offers a wide range of Assisted Daily Living Products and Wheelchairs for sale. Please go to our online shop at www.redcross.org.uk/shop to browse our product selection. If you need any help with placing your order please call our dedicated helpline on 0344 7288144.

Phone: 0344 7288144  Website: https://www.redcross.org.uk/shop (Opens in new window)


Unforgettable – Dementia Products

Phone: 0203 322 9388  Website: https://www.unforgettable.org/ (Opens in new window)


Ways and Means

Products for independent living

Phone: 0345 421 3889  Website: https://www.waysandmeans.co.uk/ (Opens in new window)