Supporting those with special needs:

At Hughenden Valley and Chequers Surgeries we have introduced a number of services, systems and adaptations to suit visitors and users of our services of all abilities and needs. 

We each perceive disability in different ways.
If you feel that you, someone you care or someone you have concerns for could benefit from any changes to anything we do then please do let us know.

Disability and VAT

Did you know that if you have disabilities (as defined by HM Revenue and Customs) then you may be able to get VAT Relief on certain purchases?

You do not need to be registered as disabled or in receipt of any benefits relating to your disability to qualify for VAT Relief. 

VAT Relief may be available to you for: 

  • medical and surgical appliances
  • invalid wheelchairs and mobility scooters
  • equipment to aid the hard of hearing
  • low vision aids
  • specialist beds
  • chair and stair lifts
  • rise and recline chairs
  • lifting equipment
  • sanitary devices
  • any goods that have been designed solely for disabled people
  • computer equipment
  • emergency alarm call systems
  • boats
  • parts and accessories
  • building materials

You can find out more information here: VAT Relief Information

Learning Disability Health Checks:

People aged 14 and over who have been assessed as having moderate, severe or profound learning disabilities, or people with a mild learning disability who have other complex health needs, are recommended to have an annual health check.

Read about how to get care and support needs assessed.

Further in formation can be found here: Annual Health Check

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