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Liv. Wheelchair Service family fun day

Wheelchair in a day for children - launch of the new programme, with a fun day arranged by Liverpool Wheelchair Service

Liverpool Wheelchair Service is launching their new service to provide wheelchairs for children within a day. The launch day - July 5th - also includes a "fun day" of events and information for disabled people of all ages. Get in touch with them if you want to showcase your organisation at the event for free.

Their announcement says:

 

"Liverpool’s Wheelchair Service is hosting a community fun day to celebrate the launch its new ‘Children’ Wheelchair in a Day’ Scheme – and is appealing to other local organisation to get involved.

 

"Under the new scheme, many young wheelchair users across the city will now be able to be assessed and provided with a wheelchair to fit their needs – all on the same day.

 

"The fun day will be taking place at the Lifehouse Centre at Brunswick Business Park from 10am – 2pm on Friday 5 July, and will be attended children with disabilities from across the city of Liverpool, their teachers and parents.

 

"The event will offer young wheelchair users the opportunity to take part in a wide range of wheelchair-based sports, games and fun activities.

 

"It will also include a ‘market stall’ area where they can find out more about many of the different health services, support organisations, sports teams and interest groups which are available to them in their area.

 

"Christine McGhee, Service Manager for Liverpool Wheelchair Service which is run by Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust explains,

 

"“The launch of our new Children’s ‘Wheelchair in a Day’ scheme is a fantastic new initiative which will totally transform the way wheelchairs are provided to children and their families.

 

"“This event is all about celebrating this exciting new development with our young service users, and inspiring them about the many different opportunities which are open to them.”

 

Liverpool Wheelchair Service is based at Lifehouse Centre, Brunswick Business Park.

 

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