Submitted by Carolyn Corp,
Community Outreach Coordinator at Motion Specialties
Yes, there is funding available for some medical equipment and supplies from the government but how one applies for it continues to be a mystery. There is also funding for Breast Prosthesis and CPAP equipment. Because the business I work for specializes in Mobility Devices, Breast Prosthesis and CPAP and are the experts on how to obtain funding we feel an obligation to educate the community on the process.
The Assistive Devices Program (ADP) is a program operated by the Ontario Ministry of Health which provides funding for persons requiring mobility devices. ADP contributes to covering the costs of items such as walkers, scooters, wheelchairs and specialized Seating.
ADP provides assistance to anyone with OHIP who needs mobility equipment for more than six months. The price of the mobility equipment will be the same no matter where you are located in Ontario. The price of these devices is already determined by the Ministry of Health. Continue reading