Organisation Contact Details

Organisation/Group Name
Designability's FREE Wizzybug wheelchairs for under 5s
Telephone

Address

Address 1
Wolfson Centre (Dept. D1), RUH
Address 2
Combe Park
Town
Bath
Postcode
BA1 3NG

Categories

Categories
Parenting & Family Support Community & Living Health and Well Being

More About The Organisation

Organisation Details

About Us

Designability is designs and develops assistive technology for people living with disabilities or long-term health conditions.

Our Wizzybug Loan Scheme offers fun, powered wheelchairs to children aged 14 months - 5 years FREE of charge.

Type of Organisation
Charity

Opening Times

Are you open during term time?
Are you open during school holidays?
Opening Times
Monday9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday9:00am - 5:00pm
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED

Your Service

How do people access your service?
They need a referral
Comments

Any parents/families who are interested in a Wizzybug for their child should contact us to find out more.

If referral then by whom? For example, Social Worker, School, Doctor, Self-referral?

This is generally done through the child's occupational therapist or physiotherapist.

Costs

Costs

The Wizzybug Loan Scheme is completely free of charge.

Areas Serviced

Do you welcome people using your service from the Bristol area?
If Yes, do you welcome people from all areas of Bristol using your service?
Do you welcome people using your service from Bath and North East Somerset?
If Yes, do you welcome people from all areas of Bath and North East Somerset using your service?
Do you welcome people using your service from the South Gloucestershire area?
If Yes, do you welcome people from all areas of South Gloucestershire using your service?

Who can use your service

Age of Users
From 1 To 5
Who can use your service?

Wizzybugs are for children aged between 14 months - 5 years who have a disability.

Accessibility

Is your organisation close to public transport?
Yes
Is there a car park nearby?
Yes
Is there accessible parking on site?
Yes
Is there a pedestrian route?
Yes
Is it smooth and with dropped kerbs?
Yes
Are doors 900mm or more wide, with flat thresholds?
Yes
Do you have external ramps?
Yes
Do you have a lobby / porch area?
Yes
Can wheelchair users clear the outer door prior to opening the inner?
Yes
Are there interior automatic doors?
Yes
Are there wide unobstructed corridors (minimum 1200mm)?
Yes
Do you have a lift for wheelchair users?
Yes
Do you have internal ramps?
Yes
Do you have internal steps?
Yes
Do you have a visual / flashing fire alarm?
Yes
Do you have accessible toilets?
Yes
Do you have an accessible changing room with a changing bed and a hoist?
No
Do you have a quiet room or a quiet area?
Yes
Do you have an outdoors play area?
No
Is this safe and enclosed?
Yes
Are the outdoor areas well lit (for evening activities)?
No
Do you have a soft play area?
No
Do you have a sensory room or area?
No
Do you have an induction loop and / or radio mikes?
No

Policies and Training

Training

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
At least 50%
Behaviour Management
None
Administration of medicines
None
Inclusion/Equal Opportunities
At least 50%
Risk Assessment
None
Manual Handling
At least 50%
British Sign Language
None
Makaton
None
Enabling verbal and non verbal communication
None
Inclusive Play
None
Autism Awareness
None

Policies

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
No
Behaviour Management
No
Complaints
No
Intimate Care
No
Continence
No
Incident/Accident logs
No
Registration for sessions
No
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