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    Medical Alert Services

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    • MedicAlert ID
      MedicAlert medical alert identification offers paramedics your emergency medical record with a 24 hour emergency hotline service.
    • Phillips LifeLine
      Lifeline is an easy-to-use personal response service that lets you summon help any time of the day or night - even if you can't speak. All you have to do is press your Personal Help Button, worn on a wristband or pendant, and a trained Personal Response Associate will ensure you get help fast.

    Medical Equipment & Supplies

    It's now time to go home and you have a list of equipment needs. In this section you will find resources and services that will help in the transition from hospital to home.

    • A-1 Wheelchairs Unlimited Inc.
      Chilliwack and Langley mobility and home health care supplier. Equipment rentals and in-home repair service.
    • Adaptive Clothing - Brock Fahrni
      For those with arthritis or other ailments, it can be difficult to raise the arms over the head and adaptive clothing provides a loose fit and often snap closures to avoid over the head needs where possible.
    • HealthLinc Online
      Full service medical equipment dealer servicing Vancouver and the lower mainland of British Columbia. Wheelchair and medical equipment rentals.
    • Lancaster Medical Supplies
      Suppliers of home health care products in Western Canada. Locations in Vancouver, Burnaby and Surrey. This company does not rent equipment.
    • Laurel Prescriptions
      Vancouver online medical supply store. Does not sell prescription drugs online. No rentals.
    • MacDonald's Prescriptions & Medical Supplies
      Vancouver based home health and medical supplies. Delivery services available.
    • Regency Medical Supplies
      Burnaby home health care products and services including some rentals.
    • Self Care Home Health Products
      SelfCare is a medical equipment dealer located in Vancouver, North Vancouver, Surrey and Sechelt. Sells, rents, and services an extensive array of medical equipment.
    • ShoppersHomeHealthCare
      A selection of specialty home health care products and services, tailored to meet specific needs for health recovery and maintenance. Locations throughout the province including VGH.
    • MEDIchair
      Source for wheelchairs, electric wheelchairs, stair lifts, wheelchair ramps, lift chairs, mobility scooters, walkers and other home medical equipment. Rentals not available.

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