Shaw Trust

The Disabled Living Foundation (DLF) is the UK's leading source of expert advice and information about all types of daily living equipment for older and disabled people and their families and carers.

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Information and advice provided on the following areas (list is not exhaustive):

•             transport

•             eating and drinking

•             beds, chairs and accessories

•             children’s equipment

•             powered and manual wheelchairs, scooters and buggies

•             equipment for positioning, standing and walking

•             pressure relief

•             household equipment, household and environmental fittings

•             telephones, alarms, intercoms and communication equipment

•             personal toilet and personal care

•             clothing and footwear

•             hoists, lifts and lifting equipment

•             leisure activities

•             office furniture and equipment.


Other services include:

  • A helpline providing free, impartial advice about mobility products or other types of daily living equipment, information on where you can buy or hire items or details of local organisations that can help you
  • Living made easy – DLF’s comparison site for equipment for independent living. Listing over 11,000 daily living products from 950 suppliers. Practical advice written by our team of healthcare professionals.
  • ASK SARA – DLF’s online guided advice tool. Personalised reports provide clear expert advice and information on products and equipment
  • DLF Data – subscription based website used by thousands of OTs and healthcare professionals across the country. Find professional prescribed equipment
  • DLF Training – CPD-accredited courses aimed at professional healthcare providers and carers. Courses are written by industry experts and delivered by experienced trainers.



Office hours are Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 5.30pm

Helpline: Monday – Friday 10.00am – 4.00pm



Unit 1
34 Chatfield Road,
United Kingdom

Phone: 0300 123 3084
Helpline number: 0300 123 3084

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