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  • Aids and equipment such as wheelchairs, walking frames, ramps, shower chairs, splints, braces and home oxygen services can help you live at home and participate in the community. 
  • Subsidised aids and equipment may be available for eligible Victorians through the State-wide Equipment Program (SWEP) and the Electronic Communication Devices Scheme (ECDS). 
  • The programs do not reimburse the cost of aids and equipment already purchased. 

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Reviewed on: 27-11-2023