I got my chair now what?: Helpful Guide

July 30, 2020

Becoming part of the adaptive needs community doesn’t exactly come with a “how-to” guide. Whether you’re a caregiver or the wheelchair occupant navigating your new lifestyle can feel like you’re wandering through the dark. This guide will assist you on your journey to finding your “new normal”.

 

Where do I find necessary home equipment?

Alpine Home Medical is as close to a “one-stop-shop” as it gets in this industry. They offer an array of products that assist your transition into the home with useful ramps as well as products inside the home that help you accomplish daily tasks with ease. Everything from chair fittings to wheelchair repair, to rentals they also work with your insurance for purchases & accept cash when available. With 8 locations ranging from Utah to Idaho, their friendly staff of experts will assist you in every aspect possible. You won’t regret making alpine the first stop on your journey.

 

How do I transport my chair?

United access of Sandy, Utah offers wheelchair accessible vehicle rentals if you’re in a temporary situation or need a van for sporadic outings; they also offer a wide range of wheelchair vehicles for sale. Their friendly mobility specialists are happy to assist with both. They will even bring a van to your home for test driving (depending on distance) & provide repairs on mobility equipment, install driving aids & assist with other DME equipment.

 

Who can help me with employment?

Enable Utah is a nonprofit organization in Utah and one of the best places of contact for employment for those with disabilities & special needs! They offer assistance with emphasis on your abilities & desires. Their caseworkers are passionate & hard-working individuals who assist with job placement, training, & personal growth.

Alpine is here to help every step of the way.

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