Wheelchairs for MND

Motor neurone disease (MND) is a progressive neurological condition that can cause, among other symptoms, muscle wasting and fatigue. This can lead to mobility problems, including difficulty walking. As the condition progresses, most people with MND will need to use a wheelchair.

It is important that a person with MND has an appropriate posture and mobility assessment, as early as possible, to determine what type of wheelchair or mobility equipment they may be entitled to, whether on the NHS or from Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland.

The information in this section is for health and social care professionals who would like to know how someone with MND can access a suitable wheelchair. It covers:

For further information and support contact our MND Connect helpline

mndconnect 0808 802 6262