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Aids and appliances for people with a physical impairment ( 10.2.1. )
Aids for disabled - REMAP, FNHC Jersey Society for the Disabled etc ( 10.2.1.L3 )
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Ankylosing Spondylitis Society ( 10.2.33. )
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Cancer, assistance local organisations ( 10.2.34. )
Causeway Association - Hostel for mothers and babies ( 10.4.12. )
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Children's Health and Child Immunisations ( 10.8.2.L1 )
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Colostomy and Ileostomy ( 10.2.42. )
Community psychiatric nursing services ( 10.5.5.L3 )
Coronavirus (COVID-19) 10.8.1.L1
Day Surgery Unit - General Hospital ( 10.6.7.L9 )
Department of Health and Community Services ( 10.0.0.L9 )
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Drug and solvent abuse-where to get help and information ( 10.1.2. )
Environmental Health Department - all matters ( 10.8.1.L5 )
Funding dental treatment in Jersey ( 10.7.4.L2 )
Gambling Addiction- support groups / Self Exclusion ( 10.1.4. )
Gervaise Le Gros Resource Centre ( 10.8.2.L4 )
Health visitors / clinics ( 10.8.2.L3 )
Heart ( 10.2.40. )
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Jersey Society for the Disabled ( 10.2.6.L2 )
Kidney patients ( 10.2.41. )
Leisure services for people with learning difficulties ( 10.2.6.L8 )
Meals on Wheels and Private meal delivery service ( 10.8.6. )
Medic Alert ( 10.6.8.L1 )
Medical negligence - Medical accidents ( 10.7.0. )
Miscarriage / Stillbirth / Premature baby support group ( 10.4.35. )
My Voice - IAJ Independent Advocacy Jersey ( 10.5.4.L3 )
Narcotics Anonymous ( 10.1.2.L3 )
Patient transport to UK and Guernsey hospitals ( 10.6.7.L3 )
People with disabilities ( 10.2.0.L3 )
Post Natal Depression Support ( 10.4.50. )
Provision of special dietary / medical products ( 10.2.1.L9 )
Psychology / Psychotherapy service ( 10.5.5.L1 )
Public Health Service - services on offer ( 10.0.0.L4 )
Residential opportunities for people with learning difficulties ( 10.2.5.L1 )
Residents and Non-Residents Eligibility for Access to Health and Community Services and Treatment ( 10.6.7.L4 )
Saneline ( 10.5.4.L1 )
Speech and language therapy ( 10.2.10. )
Women's Health( 10.8.2.L2 )
Words and Numbers Matters (10.8.3)
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LOCAL INFORMATION

10.2.1.L9
Provision of special dietary / medical products

Extent: Jersey
26 October 2000

Updated 20 December 2018

 

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How can clients access the scheme

Is there financial assistance with special dietary / medical products

1. A scheme for the supply of special dietary / medical products facilitated by Family Nursing and Home Care (FNHC) and funded by the Health and Community Services and Customer and Local Services. For further information telephone 443684 or 443680.

2. In order to access the scheme it is necessary for clients to be members of FNHC, the Director has discretionary powers to waive charges in cases of severe material or social deprivation.

Children with special needs

3. Free funding of medical supplies to children under five years of age, with fifteen percent of Family Nursing and Home Care's retail price for consumables to be paid by families of children over five years of age. The scheme incorporates provision of incontinence pads only for children over three years of age. To access the scheme, at least one family member should be a member of FNHC, with all referrals being made via the Special Needs Health Visitor. See 10.8.1.L2 - FNHC Health Visiting Service.

Dietary products

4. Eighty-five percent subsidisation of dietary products required for the treatment of nutritional deficiency. Clients will pay fifteen per cent of Family Nursing and Home Care's retail price, with all referrals being made through the hospital dietician or the patient's District Nurse. See 10.8.1.L2 - FNHC District Nurses and clinics.

Feeding equipment

5. Eighty-five percent subsidisation of feeding equipment required for the administration of the dietary products outlined in para 4. Patients will pay fifteen percent of Family Nursing and Home Care's retail price, with all referrals being made through the hospital dietician or the patient's District Nurse. See 10.8.1.L2 - FNHC District Nurses and clinics.

Incontinence pads

6. Eighty-five percent subsidisation of the cost of incontinence pads with patients to pay fifteen percent of the FNHC's retail price.

Opening times of store

8. Monday-Thursday 8.30am to 4.45pm,
Friday 8.30am to 4.15pm,
Saturday 9am to 12 noon

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