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Mobility Equipment

 

RED CROSS (Health Equipment Loan Programs)

Respite Care Services’ provide assistance tailored to individual needs. They also loan standard and specialized equipment such as canes, crutches, wheelchairs, bath seats. The equipment is loaned on a short-term basis, free.

(www.redcross.ca)

HARDING MEDICAL SUPPLIES

Helps clients discover and enjoy the benefits of an independent lifestyle. They help choose solutions that reflect lifestyle and budget.

(www.hardingmedical.com) 

CANADIAN PARAPLEGIC ASSOCIATION – PEI

CPA-PEI receives donated specialized mobility equipment, new or used, and has it professionally inspected and serviced if necessary. It is then giving to someone in the community who needs it. A list is maintained for those looking for equipment, to match with donations that come in.

(www.cpapei.org/mobility.php)

Chronic Pain Management

Canadian Pain Coalition

www.canadianpaincoalition.ca

Partners Against Pain

www.partnersagainstpain.com

Canadian Pain Society

www.canadianpainsociety.ca

Chronic Pain Association of Canada

www.chronicpaincanada.com

 

Disability Support Program Handbook

http://www.gov.pe.ca/photos/original/hss_dis_sup_h.pdf

PEI Home Renovation Program

FAQ and information:  http://www.gov.pe.ca/photos/original/PEIHR_FAQ.pdf

Therapy

DR. WHITTY

Chiropractic Services, such as cranial sacreal therapy. He focuses his care on neuro-musculo-skeletal systems, assessing movement patterns throughout the body, determining areas of muscle weakness or limited mobility.

Travel & Transportation

PAT THE ELEPHANT

Specialized transportation service for persons with any mobility impairments.

(www.patandtheelephant.org)

PEI COUNSEL OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY (PARKING PERMIT)

The Designated Parking Permit Program allows accessibility for many people with disabilities to assist living more independently. Apply for your permit directly through them.

(www.peicod.pe.ca/programs_parking.php)

DONNA’S TRANSPORT LTD.

Wheelchair accessible bus and van for non-emergency services only.

(902) 436-3394 or donnatransport@eastlink.ca

 

Recreation

ACTIVE LIVING ALLIANCE (PEI)

Promotes inclusion and active living lifestyles of persons in PEI with disabilities by facilitating communication and collaboration among organizations, agencies and individuals.

(www.ala.ca/Content/Prov-Terr/PrinceEdwardIsland/PEIHomePage.asp?langid=1 

CAMP GENCHEFF

A camp whos goals are to provide an opportunity for special needs children, teens and adults to participate in a residential camping experience, while encouraging emotional and physical independence amonth the campers.

(www.campgencheff.com)

PARASPORT AND RECREATION PEI (Formerly Paralympics PEI Inc.)

Provides recreation and sport opportunities for individuals with a physical disability on Prince Edward Island. Offers subsidized rental fees on equipment.

 

Support

CANADIAN PARAPLEGIC ASSOCIATION (PEI)

They assist people living with physical disabilities to achieve independence, self-reliance, productivity, and full participation. CPA achieves this through peer counseling, client service delivery, creating educational and employment opportunities, and providing community advocacy.

(www.cpapei.org)

 

Support Group Leaders

Alva
Alva Bent
Support Group Leader
Maritimes

alvacheryl “at” hotmail.com

If you would like to volunteer for the rewarding experience of becoming a Regional Support Group Member, please contact us at info@mytm.ca

 

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