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Equipment Loan Pool

Durable medical equipment in excellent working condition is available to ALS patients by loan at no charge. The equipment is assessed for appropriate use by our Equipment Loan Pool Director.

Call (626) 449-0605 . . .

. . . to DISCUSS your mobility problems and equipment needs with a physical therapist.
. . . to BORROW used durable medical equipment.
. . . to DONATE used durable medical equipment.

Frequently Available:

Hospital beds, shower chairs, bedside commodes, raised toilet seats, wheeled walkers.

Often Available:

Standard manual wheelchairs, highback recliner, manual wheelchairs, orthopedic type electric beds, power lift seat recliner chairs, power wheelchairs or scooters.
Call and ask! We can put your name on a waiting list, if needed.

IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF MEDICAL DISPOSABLES, such as Ensure, diapers, bed pads, urinary, feeding tube or ventilator supplies - let us know and we will notify you when we receive such donations.

*Equipment is loaned free of charge from a pool of donations of used durable medical equipment on a first come, first served basis. Funds for installation, new batteries, etc., are the responsibility of the borrower.
* Persons wishing to borrow equipment should first speak with Ferne to determine appropriateness and safety of use.
* Equipment may usually be picked up at the Convalescent Aid Society (CAS) in Pasadena. If you have no way to get the equipment, we will try to find a volunteer to transport it.
* Large items, like beds, can usually be delivered. You will be asked to help with the cost of delivery, if you are able.
* You will need to complete an application form giving your drivers license number and name/address/phone number of two additional responsible parties.
* Used durable medical equipment in good working condition may be donated. You will receive a listing of equipment donations, which you may use for IRS purposes.
* Volunteers are also needed for equipment transport - call Ferne.

How to obtain equipment and evaluations:
Call Ferne Hayes, Equipment Loan Pool Director, (626) 449-0605, on-line at mailto:[email protected]



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