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Important notice about the Wizzybug Loan Scheme:

In order to follow the most recent government advice, we are postponing all Wizzybug appointments until further notice.

It is our duty of care to ensure that we protect the families that we support and we would not want to put anyone at an unnecessary risk by asking them to attend a handover at this current time.

As soon as this changes, we will do all we can to ensure that we get Wizzybugs to children as soon as we are able to.

Loan a Wizzybug for FREE

We welcome requests from therapists or families. Our Children’s Occupational Therapy team will help you decide whether the Wizzybug might be beneficial for the child. If it seems likely that the Wizzybug will be appropriate, we will send out a request form to be completed jointly by both the parent and therapist. We will then review your request and source the funding before accepting the child onto the scheme.

When Wizzybug is ready we will contact the family to arrange a convenient appointment at one of the following locations:

  • Designability, Bath
  • The William Merritt Centre, Leeds
  • Mae Murray Foundation, Larne (NI)

We welcome therapists to attend the appointment. The family will be able to take Wizzybug home with them unless any unforeseen issues arise during the assessment.

The Wizzybug Loan Scheme is now using the COPM outcome measures tool.  For further details please visit the COPM website.

Interested in our loan scheme?

Please complete the short form below and one of our Occupational Therapists will be in touch to discuss whether a Wizzybug would be suitable for your child.

If you have any additional queries, please contact us.

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Not a resident of the UK?

Our loan scheme only covers the British Isles, including Northern Ireland. For information on purchasing a Wizzybug overseas, please click here.