We often discuss the various factors to take into account when looking to purchase a wheelchair: unique adjustments, indoor vs. outdoor, lifestyle. However, what frequently underpins a lot of the decision-making process around buying an electric wheelchair is funding. These chairs are often life-changing but rarely cheap, preventing many people from getting the most suitable wheelchair for their needs.
Thankfully, there are other options available, including funding from the NHS, although the choices available can vary depending on age, model and other factors. This article will take you through the steps involved in securing a grant from the health service, and the relevant criteria you need to be aware of.