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Independent Home Care Recommends that all customers 'try before you buy'. All items for hire are also available for sale, and first two weeks hire charge will be taken off the price of the goods if purchased. Delivery and Pickup can also be arranged. Please call 02 4227 4315

FAQ for Hires

Delivery Costs?

Prices vary depending on the distance our delivery drivers need to travel.

Standard delivery in the local area is $15.00. Recliner lift chairs and beds $45

How is the hire charged?

Hire is charged in advance on a weekly basis.

Can I purchase from hire?

Yes, in fact we will give you 2 weeks hire off the price of the new item should you decide to buy.

Is there minimum rental duration?

Our minimum period of hire is 1 week, however we do have a daily rate for wheelchairs, should you require one for 1 day only.

What are your business hours?

Monday to Friday 8.30am-5pm.

Saturday 9am - 1pm.

Where are you located?

39 Ellen St, Wollongong.

What type of deposit is required?

Deposit can be left in cash or card. To be refunded on return of equipment in good condition and cleaned thoroughly.

Can I hire more than one item at a time with only one deposit?


Can I hire from your Website?

Yes . Please note your credit card details will be kept on file as to secure the deposit for the hire equipment.   Also a lot of hire equipment requires some adjustment and instruction on use it is advised you contact us on 02 4227 4315 prior to hiring.

Can I extend my hire without coming in to the shop?

Absolutely, you can contact our friendly team by phone during business hours on 02 4227 4315 and arrange payment over the phone.

How are the hire products cleaned?

Independent Home Care hygienically cleans all products with hospital strength antibacterial cleaner when items are returned and again prior to going out. Wheels, stoppers and brakes are also checked.

Privacy Policies?

At Independent Home Care we understand that your privacy is very important to you and we wish to preserve your rights to control and protect that information. Your personal information is collected to enable us to process your orders only. All personal information you provide is stored securely and is protected within our secure database. Any information you provide to Independent Home Care will not be passed on to a third party.

Bathroom Deposit Weekly
Wheelchairs Deposit Weekly
Bath Board $20.00 $10.00
Electric Wheelchair $200.00 $50.00
Over Toilet Aid $50.00 $10.00
Lightweight Wheelchair $150.00 $20.00
Shower Chair/Stool $20.00 $10.00
L/W Paediatric Wheelchair $150.00 $20.00
Swivel Bather $50.00 $15.00
Elevating Leg Rest $50.00 $5.00
Transporter Commode $100.00 $20.00
Stump Support $50.00 $5.00
Toilet Seat Raiser $30.00 $10.00
Ramps $50.00 $15.00
Transfer Bench $50.00 $10.00

Toilet Surround $50.00 $10.00
Mobility Equipment Deposit Weekly

Crutches $40.00 $10.00
Bedroom Equipment Deposit Weekly
Walking Frames $60.00 $10.00
Hi Lo Bed & Mattress $200.00 $50.00
Wheeled Walking Frame $60.00 $15.00
Side Rails $60.00 $15.00
Knee Walker $100.00 $35.00
Freestanding Self Help Pole $60.00 $15.00

Bed Rail $20.00 $10.00
Bariatric Equipment Deposit Weekly
Bed Cradle (Blanket Support) $20.00 $10.00
Bath Board - 175kg $30.00 $10.00
Bedside Commode $60.00 $10.00
Shower Chair Stool up to 250kg $50.00 $20.00
Over Bed Table $60.00 $10.00
Over Toilet Aid up to 250kg $50.00 $20.00
Iv Pole $30.00 $10.00
Raised Toilet Seat 180kg $30.00 $10.00

Transport Commode 60cm 250kg $100.00 $40.00
Pressure Care Deposit Weekly
Electric Bed & Mattress 180kg $200.00 $50.00
Roho Cushion $100.00 $40.00
Crutches - 180kg $50.00 $20.00
Alt Air Mattress overlay $200.00 $40.00
Walking Frame - up to 227kg $60.00 $20.00
Alt Air Mattress replacement $200.00 $60.00
Maxi 4 Wheel Walker up to 225kg $60.00 $20.00

20" Wheelchair up to 200kg $110.00 $40.00
Seating Deposit Weekly
22" Wheelchair up to 200kg $110.00 $40.00
Chair- Height adj High Back $110.00 $17.00
Transfer Bench up to 180kg $60.00 $15.00
Chair- Height adj Low Back $60.00 $10.00
Forearm Walker up to 150kg $100.00 $25.00
Recliner Lift Chair $20.00 $50.00
High Back Chair $100.00 $20.00

Other Equipment Deposit Weekly
Patient Lifters Deposit Weekly
Tens Machine (Pads no incl) $30.00 $10.00
Electric Patient Lifter $200.00 $50.00

Shifty $100.00 $30.00

Slings: Disposable slings must be purchased due to the risk of cross infection   Cost $80.01