The ALS Association - The Minnesota/North Dakota/South Dakota Chapter
Medical Equipment or Assistive Technology Loan Program
1919 University Ave W, Ste 175, St. Paul, MN, 55104
Distance: 1113 Miles
This program provides medical equipment/supplies and/or assistive technology at no cost for a certain loan period. The items available can vary by program, and may include Durable Medical Equipment (DME).
Loans new and used durable medical equipment for persons with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Items may include:
* Mobility aids: canes, walkers, manual wheelchairs, power wheelchairs
* Bathroom items: raised toilet seats, commodes, shower chairs, bath benches
* Hospital beds and a variety of mattress overlays
* Patient lifts and a variety of slings
* Transfer boards and pivot discs
* Over-bed tables
* Threshold ramps or portable ramps for temporary use or special events
* Communication equipment
Medical Equipment and Supplies
- Portable Ramp
- Free / no cost to eligible clients
Persons with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Contact agency for application.
There is no fee for this service.
9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday
Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota
|Toll Free||(888) 672-0484|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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LH-0600.5000-850Transfer Devices Definition
Programs that pay for or provide lifts, transfer boards and other devices which help people who have physical disabilities move into and out of their vehicles, wheelchairs and other mobility systems. Also included are seat lift chairs, lift recliners and seat lifts which tilt to help people with limited mobility get into and out of their chairs; patient lifts that help transfer patients from beds to chairs or other locations; and portable ramps that aid people in entering/exiting vehicles or rampless buildings.
LH-0600.8200-050Artificial Speech/Augmentative Communication Aids Definition
Programs that pay for or provide communication systems including gesture systems, communication boards, computer-based systems and other aids which have digitized or synthesized speech output that can be used by individuals who do not have fully functional speech even after correction.
LH-0650.0250Assistive Technology Equipment Loan Definition
Programs that enable individuals who have physical or sensory limitations to borrow the assistive technology products they require at no charge. Loans may be long or short-term in nature and the devices are returned once the agreed-upon period of time has elapsed.
TI-1800.5000Medical Equipment/Assistive Technology Donation Programs Definition
Programs that accept assistive technology equipment (i.e., equipment, appliances and assistive aids for people with disabilities), sickroom equipment, medical bandages, respiratory aids and other medical supplies that are required by people who are convalescing following surgery or illness, refurbish them if necessary, and keep them for use in their own program or donate them to other community-based organizations for their own use or for distribution to the people they serve.
YF-3000.0520Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Definition
A syndrome, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, that is marked by muscular weakness and atrophy with spasticity and increased action of the reflexes due to degeneration of the motor neurons of the spinal cord, medulla and cortex.