Community equipment service

Community equipment service

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30 June 2022

Medequip Assistive Technology is the provider of the community equipment service on behalf of Staffordshire County Council, Stoke-on-Trent City Council and the NHS in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. 

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 the 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. Call 01785 273950 or email:

Return yourself: 

Tollgate Drive 
Tollgate Industrial Park 
ST16 3HS 

Opening hours: 8:00am to 6:00pm 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 

01785 273950 



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