If you live in Darlington and have items from the Community Equipment Service provided by Medequip that you no longer use or are broken and you would like to return, items such as commodes, mobility aids (frames, crutches etc), hospital beds and bathing aids, hoists, cushions, bath lifts, please contact Medequip on 01325524531 to arrange a replacement or a collection. Even if you are unsure where the equipment has come from, Medequip can tell you over the phone if it has come from them and arrange a collection. You can also take equipment to the Medequip warehouse at Unit 3, Beaumont Square, Newton Aycliffe. DL5 6XN. Wheelchairs collections/repairs are completed by Ross Care – 0191 4155151.
If you live elsewhere in the Tees Valley area you can return your equipment to the Tees Community Equipment Service. If you’re not sure whether the equipment belongs to TCES, please call 01642 224205 or email email@example.com. Equipment can be returned to the Tees Community Equipment Store at: Unit 3, Raleigh Court, Riverside Park, Middlesbrough, TS2 1RR, from 9am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday. Free collection is available for equipment that can’t be dropped off – call the TCES freephone number 0800 328 7980 to arrange a collection. Please note that TCES can’t collect wheelchairs.
Returned items will be assessed and safety tested before either being cleaned, repaired and re-used, or stripped down to be recycled.