Dallas County Medical Equipment Loan Closet Now Open
PERRY, Iowa -- 21st Century Rehab, inside of Dallas County Hospital, now has a medical equipment loan closet available to Dallas County residents who need some type of equipment after surgery or illness. “A lot of times they have difficulty getting around their homes. They need an ambulatory device such as a the walkers, a wheelchair, a type of crutch. But also when they get into the bathroom, it’s difficult for them to get on and off the toilet. So adding a commode or some kind of riser can help them stay in their home longer because they’re able to access those, as well as shower getting in the shower,” Occupational Therapist Caitlin McDowell said.