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The Medical Grade Footwear/Orthotics stream is for people who:

  • Are aged 18 years or older.
  • Live in Metropolitan Adelaide Suburb-Listing-for-Metropolitan-Adelaide (DOCX 172.0 KB)
  • Demonstrate one or more of the key approval criteria for equipment including safety, independence / function, prevention of deterioration and / or potential for functional gain.
  • Cannot access Medical Grade Footwear and / or Foot / Ankle Orthoses through an alternative funding source, for example the NDIS or My Aged Care.

The following items are available for eligible persons through the Equipment Program:

  • Foot Orthoses / Ankle Foot Orthoses – prefabricated
  • Foot Orthoses / Ankle Foot Orthoses – custom made
  • Hip / Knee Orthoses – custom (may extend to other joints)
  • Medical Grade Footwear – prefabricated
  • Medical Grade Footwear – customised
  • Medical Grade Footwear – custom made

The following documents will help the prescriber to identify the Medical Grade Footwear / Orthoses that are available through the Equipment Program:

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Last updated:06 Nov 2023 11:47am
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Last Updated:
27 Mar 2018
Printed on:
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