Guide: An Introduction to Prescribing Community Equipment

Introduction

Devon ‘service users’  For the purpose of this workbook ‘Devon’ service users are people aged 18 and over who are registered with a GP in all areas of Devon excluding Torbay and Plymouth.

Devon Equipment Prescribers These are staff who are employed by Devon County Council, NHS or partnership organisations whose job involves assessment and provision of equipment for independence in the community. Manager will identify staff who can become registered equipment prescribers for Devon equipment.

DILIS  Devon Independent Living Integrated Service includes the community equipment service;  for the supply, fit and installation of equipment for independence and minor adaptations in people’s homes.