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Medical Equipment Rental & Supplies

HELP offers you a broad array of gently used durable medical equipment for long-term rental at fraction of the retail cost. Health supplies and nutritional supplements also are available.

Equipment & Supplies List

Because donations comprise HELP’s inventory, the items below typically are in stock, but occasionally demand outpaces supply. Likewise, some equipment and supplies may be available that are not listed here.

Wheelchairs/Accessories

Bariatric WheelchairBariatric Wheelchairs are wider than regular chairs and have a higher weight capacity.  Typically they start at 24" wide at the seat and can hold up to 500 pounds
Electric WheelchairElectric Wheelchairs are used for patients who need additional features, including tilt, recline or special operator devices.

Manual Wheelchair Wheelchair designed with large back wheels so that the rider may operate the chair themselves
Shower Wheelchair Wheelchair what can be used in a shower and will not affect the operation of the chair
Transport Wheelchair Wheelchair designed to be lighter, more maneuverable and easier to fold and position into a vehicle.  Chair must be driven by an attendant
Scooter Fun mobility device for those who want to be on the go, but need a little help getting there!
Under Seat AlarmAlarm designed to activate when the patient stands up, alerting others that they are no longer seated or laying in the bed
Wheelchair Traytray attachment for the wheelchairs for eating, writing or other activities
Foam Cushion device made of foam to make sitting more comfortable
Gel Cushion device made of gel to make sitting more comfortable
Roho Cushion device made to be inflated to make sitting or lying down more comfortable

Respiratory

Air Purifierdevice to clean room air
Bi-Pap Machine Machine used to aid breathing while sleeping.  This is a prescription item and needs doctor approval.  BiPAP is bi-directional air pressure
C-Pap Machine & Supplies Machine used to aid breathing while sleeping.  This is a prescription item and needs doctor approval.  CPAP is continuous positive air pressure
HumidifierMachine added to CPAP and BiPAP machines to add moisture
Nebulizer a device for producing a fine spray of liquid, used for example for inhaling a medicinal drug
Oxygen Concentrator A Machine capable of producing oxygen for those who need constant O2 but do not want to use a tank

Footwear

Compression SocksSocks designed to help with blood flow in the ankles and feet to reduce swelling due to water retention
Dressing StickUsed to help with dressing when hip or knee surgery has restricted movement of the patient
Elastic Shoe Lacesshoe laces designed so that shoes slip on easily but do not require tying
Leg LifterTool used to bring the leg up to aid in putting on socks or tying shoes
Shoe HornElongated tool used to help with putting on shoes where flexibility is challenged
Sock AidTool designed to place a sock on it, then it is placed on the floor and foot is slipped into device to place sock on foot
Stability Boot Boot used when there is a foot injury and the patient needs to keep the foot protected and minimize flex

Bath/Bed

Bath ChairChair used in either the bathtub or shower so that the patient can sit while bathing
Bath Chair w/o BackChair used in either the bathtub or shower so that the patient can sit while bathing, having a back for more stability
Bath Grab BarBar affixed to tub wall to add stability when getting into or out of the tub
Bath Safety Bar Bar attached to tub to aid in getting into or out of the tub
Bath Transfer Bench Bench used to move patients into or out of the tub.  Part of the bench is placed in the tub, part remains out
Bath Transfer Board Board used to aid in moving patients into or out of tub
Bariatric Commode Wider than the normal commode and capable of higher weight capacity
Commode portable toilet that can be set up nearly anywhere the patient needs access to a toilet
Drop Arm Commode portable toilet that can be set up nearly anywhere the patient needs access to a toilet-Arms are capable of being lowered to help aid in patient movement onto and back off of the commode-typically to or from a wheelchair

Toilet Safety FrameAttached to a regular toilet to provide extra support when getting onto or up from the stool
Alternating Air Mattress Placed on top of the mattress and inflated to provide air current capable of moving patient in such a way that they minimize development of bed sores
Bed AlarmAlarm placed under patient so that if the patient gets out of the bed, the alarms sounds.  This is nice for fall risks or patients who wander but should not be unattended
Bed Covertypically a plastic sheet designed to protect from accidental waste expulsion
Bed PanUsed to aid patients who cannot get out of bed so that they may expel waste
Bed Rail Cushionscushions attached to bed rails to protect patients from metal railings
Full Bed RailsSafety rails to prevent patients from falls while in bed-full rails run the length of the bed
Half Bed RailsSafety rails to prevent patients from falls while in bed-half rails are attached to the head portion of the bed
Hospital BedEither a 2 or 3 motor bed is available.  Head and feet can be raised or lowered using remote control, the third motor can raise and lower entire bed electronically.  2 motor beds are raised and lowered with a hand crank
Over Bed TableTable used to place items that can be wheeled into place next to patient
Trapeze w/ Stand Used when the patient needs a grab bar to help reposition themselves within the bed
Disposable ChucksAbsorbant sheets used to protect sheets from bodily fluids
Washable ChucksAbsorbant sheets used to protect sheets from bodily fluids that can be washed and reused

Walkers/Canes

2-Wheel Walker Aluminum walker with 2 front wheels and tennis balls on the back legs so they can glide over most surfaces
3-Wheel Walker Different design of traditional walker.  Aids in creating a stable base and is easily driven
4-Wheel Walker Typically called a rollator, has a seat and possibly a basket or bag attached.  Has hand brakes and brakes can be locked for stability
Adjustable Caneheight adjustable cane for stability walking
Blind CaneLonger than regular canes, with ball on the end used to swing in front of user to feel for changes in terrain
Quad Cane Four posted cane used for added stability
Wooden CaneCane made of wood

Lifts/Slings

Hoyer Lift Either electric or manual, used to lift patient where they have no ability to help themselves stand
Hoyer Slingattached to hoyer lift to provide cradle for patient-sized from small to XL
Lift Chair Recliner that can be elevated to help a person from a seated position to standing much easier
Sit To StandEither electronic or manual, used when a patient has some ability to stand but requires some aid getting from the seated position.  Once standing they can usually manage from there
Up Lift Seat Assist Small version of a lift chair.  Place on any seat and when it is time to go, as the user starts to stand, the seat assist will use a spring to help with standing

Supplies

Blood Pressure Monitor Self used monitor for checking blood pressure.  Wrist cuffs, arm cuffs both available-electric and manual too.
GlucometerUsed to check blood sugars for diabetic patients
Feeding Tube BagsBags used to contain feeding nutrients while using a feeding pump
Feeding Tube PumpWhen a person does not have the ability to swallow, nutrients can be pumped into the stomach with this pump
IV PolePole used to hold inter-venous medications
Gauze Bandages
Nutritional SupplementsUsed with feeding pumps to provide nutrition to patients who cannot swallow or eat regularly
Ostomy SuppliesFor those who have had some type of ostomy surgery
Adult BriefsIncontinence briefs worn to minimize bladder control issues-Sizes range from youth to Adult XXXL
Feminine LinersItems worn to help with small incontinence issues.  Can be worn separately or in combination with briefs for added protection
Male/Female PadsItems worn to help with small incontinence issues.  Can be worn separately or in combination with briefs for added protection

Frequently Asked Questions

Who’s eligible to use the medical equipment rental program?

Anyone! There are no qualifications or income restrictions to use our service. And no appointment is necessary. You can simply stop by and let us know what you need!

What if I only need equipment on a short-term basis?

HELP’s rental program offers the perfect alternative to purchasing equipment for a shorter-term use. Why buy an expensive piece of equipment when it’s needed only while recuperating?

What happens if I need still need the equipment after the due date?

No problem! After your loan term is up (1 year), you will have the option to return the equipment or renew and rent it for another year.

Do you have other items available in addition to medical equipment?

Absolutely! We also have adult briefs, ostomy supplies, first-aid supplies and nutritional supplements for purchase. Donations of such items are also greatly appreciated!

Is the medical equipment clean and safe to use?

Yes. All donated equipment goes through an inspection process for safety and functionality. Then, it is cleaned and sanitized using a bio-degradable, environment-friendly sanitizer.

Does HELP work with insurance companies?

We do not accept any insurance nor do we work with Medicaid or Medicare. HELP offers an affordable alternative for those who are not insured or under-insured, whose coverage will not cover equipment costs, or who need equipment immediately.

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept cash, checks and credit cards (Visa, MasterCard and Discover).

What states do you serve?

Anyone from any state is eligible to rent equipment or purchase items from HELP. Delivery and pick-up for larger items is available for the Omaha/Council Bluffs metro area and nearby communities.

Do you provide a delivery and pick-up service?

Delivery and pick-up of larger items is available for the Omaha/Council Bluffs metro area and nearby communities. There is a very reasonable fee for this service based on round-trip mileage.

Do you accept medical equipment donations?

Yes! All items must be in good working condition for us to accept as a donation. Donors will receive a written itemized receipt to use for their documentation. We are NOT able to accept equipment that’s defective, customized or non-medical. All donated equipment goes through an inspection process for safety and functionality. Then, it is cleaned and sanitized using a bio-degradable, environment-friendly sanitizer.

How else can I contribute?

Our program depends on the generosity of others. In addition to donations of medical equipment, we accept consumable supplies and financial contributions. Through your generosity, thousands are helped every year! Contact us today for more information.

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To reserve your equipment or ask questions, contact us using any of the methods below.

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