DLF, a part of Shaw Trust, is a national charity which has been providing impartial advice, information and training on independent living since 1969.
The charity was founded by Lady (Pix) Hamilton, at the same time that DLF Vice-President Lord Morris of Manchester was putting forward his Chronically Sick And Disabled Persons Bill which was steered to Royal Assent in 1970.
In the forty + years since its launch, DLF has worked to improve the lives of disabled adults and children, older people and their families and carers. A founder member of the Information Standard (opens in new tab or window)
, a certification scheme for health and social care information, DLF also provides a diverse range of services.
Our award-winning online guided advice tool about daily living.
Living made easy
Our free advice and information website on daily living equipment.
We're just a phone call or email away if you need help.
General advice about things to consider when buying equipment.
The UK's only comprehensive, impartial database of daily living equipment.
Moving & Handling People
An annual must-attend event for any manual handling specialist.
Services for parents
Our services for parents and carers of disabled children and those who work with them.
A vibrant community of disabled people, supporting and helping each other by sharing experiences.
Find out how we can help manufacturers, suppliers and retailers of daily living equipment.