Wheelchair Service

The Wheelchair Service is an occupational therapy service for adult and paediatric wheelchair users. Referrals are accepted from other occupational therapists in the Northern Trust.
The service provides
    •     Assessment and review of complex wheelchair needs and pressure relieving cushions 
    •     Prescription of complex wheelchairs and pressure relieving cushions 
    •     Advice for professionals and users/carers with regard to complex wheelchairs, associated equipment and 
          pressure relieving cushions 
    •     A range of equipment for assessment, trial and evaluation – has a range of products for trial and evaluation 
    •     Outdoor training for powered wheelchair users and other Occupational Therapists.

Location of service

Northern Trust Wheelchair Services
Ballymena Health and Care Centre
86 Cushendall Road
BT43 6HB

There is a clinic room available at this site where assessment, prescription and review can take place. There is a wide range of assessment equipment. Alternatively when users cannot travel to this site for assessment, a domiciliary service is available.

Hours of service

Monday-Friday, 9 am - 5 pm
(Excluding Public and Bank Holidays)

How people access the service

A referral from a Northern Trust Occupational Therapist is required. This can be a community or hospital based Occupational Therapist.

Contact details

Tel: 028 2563 5523 (voicemail provision for out of hours )

Page last updated:29 June 2016