Independent Living Centre
THE INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTRE IS CLOSED AT THE MOMENT
IF YOU REQUIRE A SOCIAL CARE ASSESSMENT, PLEASE CONTACT – ACCESS CARE TEAM ON: 01343 563999 or EMAIL: Accesscareteam@moray.gov.uk
Moray Independent Living Centre (ILC) is based within the Moray Resource Centre, Maisondieu Road in Elgin. It is part of the Moray Council Occupational Therapy service and is staffed by an Occupational Therapist (OT) and an Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA).
Drop In Service
We have a Drop In Service for the public on Monday afternoons only between
1 – 4pm. (Please be aware you may have to wait to be seen).
We provide a free impartial service offering information and advice on any aspect relating to disability or associated with getting older – whether that is difficulty with getting in and out of your bath, in and out of bed, on and off the toilet, struggling with your stairs or lifting the pans and kettle in the kitchen, we have solutions to help. Within the building we also have Rise & Recliner chairs, washer dryer toilets, four wheel walkers, moving and handling equipment and a stair lift.
We can offer practical advice and information to Carers and other professionals on all aspects of disability and independent living.
We can also provide you with information and resources if you wish to self-purchase equipment.
We have a selection of factsheets available below to offer guidance should you choose to buy independent living equipment privately.
- Buying an Armchair
- Buying a Bathlift
- Buying Via websites or magazines
- Buying a Commode
- Buying an Electric Bed
- Buying a Keysafe
- Buying a Rise & Recliner Chair
- Buying a Scooter
- Buying a Walker
- Buying a Walk-in Bath
- Installing a Wetroom and level access showers
- Guide to using an attendant propelled wheelchair
Aids to Independent Living Films
The ILC have produced a series of short films entitled ‘Pathways to Independence’ which demonstrate simple solutions to difficulties you may be experiencing with every day activities. These include:
• Getting in and out of bed
• Getting on and off the toilet
• Getting in and out of the bath or shower
• Getting out of a chair
• Eating and drinking
• In the kitchen
• Dressing yourself
• Mobility at home
• Access to home
DVDs of the films are available on request from the ILC or can be viewed online by following the link or by searching ‘Moray Disabled Living Centre’ on YouTube.
Where is the Independent Living Centre (ILC)?
The ILC is based within the Moray Resource Centre, Maisondieu Road, Elgin IV30 1RX. Click here for directions.
Can I purchase equipment at the Independent Living Centre?
We do not sell equipment, however, a range of equipment can be tried at the Monday afternoon Drop In sessions and if you require a further assessment the options can be discussed with you.
As we do not sell equipment, and are not linked to any companies, we are able to provide impartial advice and information along with details of any local suppliers where possible, websites or a catalogue on where you can purchase equipment privately.
Independent Living Centre
Moray Resource Centre