“Far too many primary care providers in the Pikes Peak region fail to provide the equipment necessary for people with disabilities to receive the medical care they need,”
Going to a doctor and getting up on an exam room table may be an easy task for some people, but it can be a challenge for those with disabilities—especially people who rely on wheelchairs for mobility.
Tuesday morning, Mission Medical Center unveiled a new “accessible” exam table designed just for people with a disability.
Sometimes, it’s the little things that make the biggest difference. Like a doctor’s exam table.
That’s why the disability nonprofit, the Independence Center, and the free Mission Medical Clinic were so excited to unveil a new accessible exam table at the clinic Feb. 27. The two organizations partnered to buy the table.
We know that people with mobility challenges, whether temporary or permanent, often face many physical obstacles, but many of us would be surprised to know that those obstacles can be found in doctors’ offices, health care centers and hospitals….. Read Full Article Here