Medical Equipment Loan Closet
Our Medical Equipment Loan Closet allows you to borrow and test wheelchairs, walkers, and a variety of other adaptive devices on a short-term basis. Borrowing equipment can help you select the best option before purchasing your own equipment. It also fills the gap during temporary periods of need.
What kind of equipment is available?
We have a variety of walkers, crutches, canes, wheelchairs, shower and tub benches of different designs, shower chairs, and other specialized types of medical equipment. To find out if we have a specific item you need, please give us a call.
How do I borrow equipment?
All you need to do is contact us and fill out a simple form. The Medical Equipment Loan Closet is free of charge for people with a disability and there are no eligibility requirements.
Typically items are loaned out for 2-4 weeks and sometimes 2-3 months, depending on the circumstances of the individual requesting the item. We will thoroughly discuss this with you to see how we can accommodate you fully.
If you need an extension, just give us a call. Some items are more limited and so we have to limit the amount of time that those particular items are loaned out.
Do you take donations of medical equipment and other items?
Yes! Everything in our Loan Closet has been donated by individuals and families, various agencies, businesses, and organizations.
If you would like to make a donation, please give us a call first so we can get an idea and some more information on the items you would like to donate. If for some reason we cannot accept the item, we will be happy to provide contacts to other places where you can make the donation.
We are extremely grateful to the Silverhammers for building a special storage room in our Syracuse Office for our Equipment Loan Closet.