Wheelchairs through Wheels for the World
OEI collaborates with the “Wheels for the World” program to provide wheelchairs to individuals with disabilities. This partnership aims to enhance mobility and improve the quality of life for those in need. Through the program, wheelchairs are distributed, fitted, and customized to meet the specific needs of each recipient, allowing them to regain independence and participate fully in their communities.
The process of providing wheelchairs through “Wheels for the World” involves the following steps:
Assessment: OEI conducts assessments to determine the mobility needs of individuals with disabilities who require a wheelchair. Factors such as physical abilities, body measurements, and lifestyle are taken into consideration.
Selection and Customization: Based on the assessment, an appropriate wheelchair model is selected. Wheelchairs are then customized and fitted to ensure proper support, comfort, and mobility for the individual.
Distribution: Once the wheelchairs are ready, they are distributed to the recipients. OEI coordinates distribution events or works with local partners to ensure that the wheelchairs reach those in need in a timely manner.
Fitting and Training: To ensure optimal use and safety, OEI provides fitting and training sessions for wheelchair recipients. They guide individuals on proper usage, maintenance, and adjustment of the wheelchair to suit their specific requirements.
Follow-up Support: OEI offers ongoing support to wheelchair recipients, including assistance with repairs, maintenance, and replacements if needed. They remain in contact with recipients to address any concerns and ensure the continued functionality of the wheelchairs.
Through the “Wheels for the World” program, OEI strives to empower individuals with disabilities by providing them with the necessary mobility aids to enhance their independence and improve their overall quality of life.
Restoring mobility and independence with Wheelchairs through "Wheels for the World" by OEI.
Few of the most asked questions – answered.
Please contact OEI directly to inquire about the process of requesting a wheelchair through the “Wheels for the World” program. They will provide you with the necessary information and guidance.
Yes, the wheelchairs provided through the program are customized to meet the specific needs and requirements of each individual. They are fitted and adjusted accordingly to ensure optimal comfort and functionality.
The timeline for receiving a wheelchair may vary depending on factors such as availability, customization requirements, and logistical considerations. OEI strives to ensure timely distribution but it is best to contact them directly for specific information.
The wheelchairs provided through the program are typically offered at no cost to the recipients. However, it is advisable to check with OEI for any specific guidelines or requirements regarding the cost of obtaining a wheelchair.
OEI offers ongoing support to wheelchair recipients, including assistance with repairs, maintenance, and replacements if needed. They also provide training and guidance on proper usage and adjustment of the wheelchair.
Yes, donations of wheelchairs are welcomed by the program. You can contact OEI to inquire about the process and requirements for donating a wheelchair.
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