Medical Products / Aids / Wigs

ACT Equipment Scheme (ACTES)

ACT Government Health Directorate Village Creek Centre
37 Kingsmill Street
KAMBAH  ACT  2902
Phone: (02) 6205 2605
Website: www.health.act.gov.au

Provides financial support to people with long term disabilities for the purchase and maintenance of equipment to assist them to live at home and in the community.  Open weekdays 8.30am to 5pm.

Alive and Well

86 Jackie Howe Crescent
MACARTHUR  ACT  2904
Phone: 0402 188 361

Specialist mobile breast prosthesis and bra fitting service for breast cancer patients.  Provides fittings in your home.  Bulkbilling available.

Cancer Council ACT Wig Service - Canberra Hospital

Ground Floor, Building 3
Yamba Drive
GARRAN  ACT  2605
Open Monday to Wednesday 9.30am to 11.30am.
5 Richmond Avenue
FAIRBAIRN  ACT  2609
Open weekdays 9am to 5pm.
Phone: (02) 6257 9999
Website: www.actcancer.org

Subsidised wig service.  Sells a range of wigs and other headwear to people who have lost their hair as a result of cancer treatment.  

Colleen's Post Mastectomy Connection

Unit 3, 60 Dundas Court
PHILLIP  ACT  2606
Phone: (02) 6285 1311
Website: www.colleens.com.au

Breast prosthese fittings, mastectomy bras and fittings.  Provides fittings for women who have had surgery for breast cancer.  Also provides wigs, fringes, turbans and hats for ladies undergoing chemotherapy.

GP Medical 

30 Colbee Court
PHILLIP  ACT  2606
Phone: (02) 6282 0059

 

Distributor to the public of urological and incontinence aids, rehabilitation equipment and medical products including lift/recline chairs.  Opening weekdays 10am to 4pm and Saturday 10am to 1pm.

HeadsUp@Bruce

Calvary Public Hospital
Cnr Belconnen Way and Haydon Drive
BRUCE  ACT  2617
Phone: (02) 6201 6579
Website: www.headsup.net.au

Open Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am to 3pm.  Specialises in assisting women who have hair loss by helping to make their headwear more attractive as well as tying head scarves in a variety of ways.

Innovative Hair & Body

Jolimont Centre
65 Northbourne Avenue
CANBERRA  ACT  2601
Phone: (02) 6257 6478 or (02) 6257 7913

Sells wigs.

Inspired by Hair

Main foyer
Canberra Hospital
Yamba Drive
GARRAN  ACT  2605
Phone: (02) 6281 0441

Sells wigs and turbans.

Mobility Matters

Multiple locations
Canberra, Batemans Bay and Bega
Phone: (02) 6280 7244 interstate: 1300 726 906
Fax: (02) 6239 1281
Email: sales@mobilitymatters.com.au
Website: www.mobilitymatters.com.au

Bega - hire and sale of lifestyle and rehabilitation equipment.  Canberra - store open weekdays 9am to 5pm and Saturday 10am to 1pm.  Retail and commercial sales of rehabilitation, mobility and hospital equipment, daily living aids and orthopaedic appliances.

Stephanie's Boutique

24 Jardine Street
KINGSTON  ACT  2604
Phone: (02) 6295 0469

Provides a range of bras and swimwear to order for women who have undergone breast surgery.

Technical Aid to the Disabled ACT

Grant Cameron Community Centre
27 Mulley Street
HOLDER  ACT  2611
Phone: (02) 6287 4290 or 1300 663 243
Fax: (02) 6287 4288
Website: www.technicalaidact.org.au

Designs and constructs aids for people experiencing disabilities.  Provides services where equipment is not commercially available.