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Wheelchair loan scheme launched in Sembawang

Published on Nov 11, 2012 10:27 AM
 
Residents of Sembawang GRC will have greater access to wheelchairs with the launch of the Free Loan Wheel Chairs Scheme. The scheme was launched on Sunday by Minister for National Development Khaw Boon Wan (centre in wheelchair), who is also MP for Sembawang GRC at an active ageing carnival. --ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

Residents of Sembawang GRC will have greater access to wheelchairs with the launch of the Free Loan Wheel Chairs Scheme.

Under this scheme, each of the 35 residents' committees within the constituency will have two wheelchairs up for loan for short term usage.

The scheme was launched on Sunday by Minister for National Development Khaw Boon Wan, who is also MP for Sembawang GRC at an active ageing carnival.

The scheme was launched as a result of feedback from residents.