Rotary Club of Saffron Walden delivers donated mobility equipment to PhysioNet depot
PUBLISHED: 12:00 15 October 2020
Rotary Club of Saffron Walden
A Rotary Club of Saffron Walden project to deliver unwanted mobility and physiotherapy equipment to a charity has restarted after months of being on hold due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Two club volunteers drove a collection of wheelchairs donated by the Red Cross in Harlow to the Yorkshire depot of charity PhysioNet.
Physiotherapists check the equipment, some of which is later refurbished by prisoners via the Margaret Carey Foundation in Wakefield.
Ed Netsel said he hoped more collections and deliveries could be made in the coming weeks, but that this was subject to government restrictions across the country.
He added: “After many months off the road, it was great to be able to restart this useful project.”
The club carried out risk assessments and put in place Covid-secure precautions for its volunteers taking part.
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