Rotherham Community Equipment Service

Medequip Assistive Technology in partnership with Ross Care and Blatchford provide the Rotherham Equipment & Wheelchair Service (REWS) on behalf of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council and the NHS.

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:

Single Point of Access (formerly Assessment Direct) online help and referral.

Rotherham Wheelchair Service referral: email

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. Call 01709 916889 or email

Return yourself:

Eastwood Trading Estate
Chesterton Road
S65 1SU

Opening Hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday — Friday

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 Online Medequip Retail Store.

For self-funded telecare options please visit

Who to contact

Contact Name
Medequip Assistive Technology

01709 916889



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External Links

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