About this service
The Prosthetic & Wheelchair Centre delivers artificial limb/rehabilitation service for patients from CCG’s north of the river Mersey, Wheelchair Services for patients with a South Sefton GP and a wig service for patients from Aintree University Hospital.
A Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine leads the Multi-disciplinary team in meeting the rehabilitation needs of amputees and people with permanent mobility problems. The team includes Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Rehabilitation Engineers, Prosthetists, Technicians, Orthotists, Psychologists, Podiatrists, Nursing and Administration staff.
The Centre philosophy is to encourage individuals to progress through the rehabilitation process efficiently and effectively in a friendly and caring atmosphere. The individual needs of the patient and their family/carers are of prime importance and are taken into consideration during assessments.
The Therapy led Wheelchair service provides assessments and supply of manual and powered wheelchairs. The Mobility Seating service is Consultant led; it offers assessment, prescription and review of patients who require supportive mobility seating. Assessments are carried out at the Centre, in the clients home, hospital, school or place of residence.
Our patients are “Patients for life” and following referral can contact us at any time.
Ground floor, Rehabilitation building.
- 8.30am–5pm, Monday–Thursday
- 8.30am–4.30pm, Friday.
- Upper & Lower limb Prosthetic Services
- Prosthetic rehabilitation
- Wheelchair assessments & provision
- Complex mobility seating assessment & provision
- Wig service for patients from Aintree University Hospital.
Prosthetic services – Consultant or GP referrals.
Wheelchair Services – referrals accepted from South Sefton GP’s and Allied Health Professionals.
Wig referrals – accepted from Consultants within AUH.
Telephone number: 0151 529 3033
Dr Kaythi Latt ,