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Assessment and Ordering

Any request for a wig must be assessed by a General Practitioner or suitably qualified Specialist (such as Dermatologist or Oncologist) who will submit the wig request form to the Equipment Program.

DHS Equipment Program Wig Request Form (DOCX 62.8 KB)

Selecting a wig

Consider the eligibility timeframes and maintenance requirements when making a decision about the type of wig chosen. Speak with the supplier about the frequency of maintenance needed for a wig and the cost involved.

More information about alopecia can be found on the Australia Alopecia Areata Foundation website.

Wig suppliers approved by the Equipment Program must meet the following criteria:

  • Provide fitting and follow-up as part of their service.
  • Offer a warranty period of no less than 12 months.

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Last updated:15 Dec 2020 11:19am
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URL:
https://equipmentprogram.sa.gov.au/equipment-program/wigs/assessment-and-ordering
Last Updated:
27 Mar 2018
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16 May 2021
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