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Prescribing medical aids and equipment

Communication aids

Communication aids

Artificial larynges, communication software, speech generating devices and voice amplification devices


Continence aids

Continence aids

Disposable pads, nappies, reusable pants, catheters, sheaths, leg drainage bags, night drainage bags


Daily living aids

Daily living aids

Bath boards, mobile floor hoists, mobile shower chairs, non-mobile commodes, pressure reduction mattresses and transfer benches


Home oxygen

Home oxygen

Home oxygen supplies for adults and children, including concentrator machines and cylinders


Medical grade footwear

Medical-grade footwear

Customised, custom made and prefabricated footwear


Mobility aids

Mobility aids

Manual or power-drive wheelchairs, wheeled walking aids and pressure reduction cushions


Spinal and lower limb orthoses

Spinal and lower limb orthoses

Spinal and lower limb orthotic devices


Spectacles

Spectacles

Subsidies for a pair of basic prescription spectacles, once every two years (Spectacle Supply Scheme)


Artificial limbs

Artificial limbs

Subsidies towards prosthetic limbs for amputees (Queensland Artificial Limb Service)


MASS general guidelines and forms

MASS provides general guidelines (PDF, 474kB) and general prescriber forms to use for prescribing all types of aids and equipment.


Last Updated: 01 June 2014
Last Reviewed: 01 June 2014