Concerns received regarding Opcare, Harrow

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Opcare is the new wheelchair provider in the area. There were 4 concerns highlighted in the report: • Wheelchair repairs • Assessment for new electric wheelchair • Delays • Limited or No communication from Service provider when Services users have contacted the company. Healthwatch Harrow has followed up in each case with no replies from the company.

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Report title 
Concerns received regarding Opcare, Harrow
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Harrow
Date of publication 
Friday, 7 July, 2017
Date evidence capture began 
Friday, 7 July, 2017
Date evidence capture finished 
Friday, 7 July, 2017
Type of report 
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User stories
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