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Physical disability

If you have a physical disability, there is support to enable you to live independently.  Visit the Equipment and assistive technology section on Camden Care Choices for further information.

Making necessary journeys during COVID-19

Camden and Islington Wheelchair Service are taking emergency referrals for wheelchairs, including hospital discharge. 

Contact the Camden & Islington Wheelchair Service

Telephone: 020 3317 5040

Email: candi.wheelchairservice@nhs.net

Website: https://www.cnwl.nhs.uk/services/community-services/camden-and-islington-wheelchair-service

Taxicard scheme

To support Taxicard members during COVID-19, Taxicard drivers are able to pick up and deliver essential supplies for you.  Also, friends and family are permitted to travel on your behalf using your Taxicard for the same purpose.

Find out more about the changes to Taxicard and to make a booking

Telephone: 020 7763 5001

Website: https://www.londoncouncils.gov.uk/press-release/02-april-2020/covid-19-%E2%80%93-taxicard-changes

Support to help you live an independent and healthy life

If you have a physical disability there is support available to help you live an independent and healthy life. This includes getting support to help you remain in your home for as long as you want or are able to. The Occupational Therapy service provided by Camden Council helps physically disabled or frail people of all ages to be as independent and safe as possible at home and out and about. 

An occupational therapist will visit you in your home to evaluate activities you have difficulty with and may suggest different ways of doing the activities, or may recommend and provide access to products, aids or adaptations that can help you at home. 

To find out more about support that the Occupational Therapy service can provide, contact Adult Social Care Access and Response Team

Telephone: 020 7974 4000 (Option 1)

Email: adultsocialcare@camden.gov.uk

Camden Centre for Independent Living

The Camden Centre for Independent Living (CIL) is an organisation run by disabled people for disabled people. CILs promote the principles of independent living, where people of all disabilities have equality of opportunity and access, and have choice and control about decisions over their own lives.

The Camden CIL is led by Camden Disability Action and provides information, advice and support for disabled people, D/deaf people, people who have a learning disability, people who use British Sign Language, and people whose first language is not English.

Contact Camden Centre for Independent Living

Telephone: 07543 572 793 (Information and advice, 10am to 4pm)

Website: https://camdendisabilityaction.org.uk/

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