Red Cross provide short-term loans of mobility aids to people in need, including wheelchairs, commodes, walking sticks and frames.

You can either collect equipment or, in some cases, have it delivered for a small fee. They also stock new and reconditioned items for sale – please contact them for more information.

The types of mobility aids you can borrow include:

  • Wheelchairs
  • Crutches
  • Backrests
  • Bath seat
  • Walking sticks and frames
  • Commodes
  • Bedpans

Unit 25 Parham Drive
Boyatt Wood Industrial Estate
Eastleigh, Hampshire
SO50 4NU

Phone: 023 8062 4645


Will it cost me anything to hire a wheelchair or other equipment?

They request donations to help them provide the service. The service is run by their volunteers. A refundable deposit may also be required for some items.

Where can I find more information about mobility aids?

You can buy equipment on their online shop.

You can find more information in their blog: Who pays for your wheelchair?