Community Equipment Service

Community Equipment Service

Medequip Assistive Technology is the provider of the Community Equipment Service on behalf of Lancashire County Council, NHS East Lancashire CCG, NHS West Lancashire CCG, NHS Chorley & South Ribble CCG, NHS Fylde & Wyre CCG, NHS Morecambe Bay CCG, NHS Greater Preston CCG.

Following an assessment, equipment will be provided on loan to support independent living.

To access equipment, you will need to have an Occupational Therapy Assessment. You can ask your GP for a referral or to enquire or request an assessment, you can contact your Council’s Social Care Team.

Returning Equipment

If you have already benefited from equipment loaned to you that you no longer need, Medequip can arrange a free collection, to recycle and help others in need. Contact us on 01772 286573 or email

You can also return your equipment to the Medequip location below

Unit G4
Leyland Business Park
Centurion Way
PR25 3GR

For more information about Medequip, please visit

Further Independent Living Support Options

Self-care empowers you to live independently for longer, giving you the confidence to remain in your own home and complete everyday tasks safely.

For online advice, please visit – an online self-assessment tool, giving you free impartial advice about all types of equipment, to make daily living easier.

For self-funded mobility and disability equipment options please visit – Your Medequip Online Retail Store.

For self-funded telecare options please visit

Who to contact

Medequip Assistive Technology
01772 286573

External Links

Local Medequip Service Centre:
Online self-assessment:
Manage At Home:
Medequip Connect:

Last updated on 2 February 2022 at 13:25 by Senior communications and engagement officer N