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Lending of Medical Equipment

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Modified Procedure

Due to concerns for your health and well-being, we are keeping our main door locked and only allowing one person in at a time.

  • It is preferred that medical equipment loans and returns be made by appointment - walk-ins will be allowed as able. For appointments, call 847-923-3766.

  • Masks must be worn. No one with fever, cough or sore throat should arrive at the office.

  • If you have an appointment, please ring the doorbell and we will let you in.

  • If you are returning equipment, please leave it outside in front of our main door. Then ring the doorbell and we will let you in to process your paperwork and return your deposit. We will retrieve the equipment outside after you leave.

  • Donations of durable medical equipment are suspended until further notice.

About the Loan Closet

Wheelchair_21The Village of Schaumburg loans out medical equipment to Schaumburg Township residents for 90 days. To reserve equipment or for more information call 847-923-3766.

For hours and location, please visit the Village Facilities page, under Nursing and Senior Services

A security deposit is required for each item - CASH ONLY. No credit cards accepted. Deposit amounts are listed below:

Equipment Deposit

Bathtub Rail


Bathtub Seat


Bedside Table




Companion Wheelchair

Cane (quad or straight)






Knee Walker


Seat Riser


Shoe Horn (long)


Sock Pull


Toilet Rails


Transfer Bench


Transfer Board




Walker (with or w/o wheels) or Rollator


Pocket Talker Available for Rent

The Nursing & Senior Services Division has introduced two Williams Sound Pocket Talkers to the lending program. The Pocket Talker is a personal listening device for those experiencing hearing loss. The device picks up sounds via microphone and enhances them according to the volume setting of your choice. The device provides up to 105 hours of listening with two AAA batteries.

The Pocket Talker is available to rent for 30 days. A $50 cash security deposit is required to loan the item, which will be refunded if the device and accessories are returned in good working order. Along with the device, the rental includes a lanyard, a pair of headphones, and fresh batteries. To rent the Pocket Talker or other medical equipment from the lending program, please contact the Nursing Division at (847) 923-3766.


Donations of medical equipment are suspended until further notice.