Our Bench - New Forest Accessible Accommodation Accessible Equipment in the cottages

Accessible equipment available

We have a range of equipment available at no extra charge, to make your stay more comfortable and enjoyable.

  • Any equipment must be booked in advance of your stay - so that it can be reserved for you and put into the cottage prior to your arrival - we confirm your choices once your deposit is paid, if you need specific equipment it is on a first reserved basis so please check it is available..
  • Anyone using any of our equipment does so at their own risk and the proprietors of Our Bench Self Catering accept no liabilities in respect of any injury, fall or the breakdown of any equipment whilst in your use. All equipment must be returned cleaned and in working order, and to be only used for the purpose it is designed for.    
  • If you are planning to request a Midi Hoist or use our ceiling hoist, you will need to bring your own slings and we recommend that you have at least 2 people present.
  • We are sorry but we are unable to offer you any training or instruction in the equipment provided.

We shall do our best to supply the equipment required but cannot guarantee it so please check availability before arrival.
All equipment is used at your own risk

Additional Equipment Available

Shower chair with commode

Shower Chair

Commode or Raised Toilet Frame

Commode or Raised Toilet Frame

Support Stool

Support Stool

Shower Stool

Shower Stool

Overbed Table

Overbed Table

Kitchen Trolley - Trolley & Walking Aid

Kitchen Trolley

Four Wheeled Walker

Four Wheeled Walker

Firm Support Cushion

Three Wheeled Walker

Walking Frame

Walking Frame

Toilet Seat Riser

Toilet Seat Riser

Drive Wheelchair

Drive Wheelchair - please let us know if you have a preference

Firm Upright Chair

Firm Upright Chair

Lap trays

Lifting Pole or Monkey Pole

Carers Showerchair

Carers Shower Chair

Tilt n Space Showerchair

Tilt 'n' Space Shower Chair

Parnell Bed Rail

Parnell Bed Rail

Optional Bed Rails

Optional Beds Rails for Standard Beds

Padding for Bed Rails

Padding for Bed Rails

Rota Stand

Rota stand

Sara Stedy or Able Assist

Sara Stedy or Able Assist

Travel Cot and Highchair

Travel Cot and Highchair

Oxford Midi Mobile Hoist

Birdie Midi Hoist

Ceiling Hoist
Changing Stretcher

Changing Stretcher

Height adjustable Profiling Bed / Carers Bed

Height Adjustable Profiling Bed / Carers Bed

Riser Recliner Chair in the lounge

Riser Recliner Chair

Electric Beds - Foot and head Riser Beds, profiling Beds

Riser Recliner Chair


Specialist Equipment in House with Additional Charge

  • Mary has a Standing Hoist / Stand Aid available to hire, this is in a "as new condition" and is available for an additional fee of £50 per week whilst staying at the cottage. You will need to bring your on standing sling with you. Please click here for more details.

How do I reserve something?

The easiest way to reserve any of this equipment - is by returning an equipment list, this is sent to you once you have paid your deposit. Please tick what you require along with details of the lead guest, cottage, your preferred 4 digit number and date staying, and we will try our best to accommodate you.

Additional information on hiring other equipment, carers and companions from external agencies can be found here.