Contents of AssistData

AssistData contains information on 89.121 assistive products and 1.328 suppliers of assistive products.
In 2022 the number of visits on AssistData was on average 69.996 per month.

In AssistData, you will find descriptions of the products incl. characteristics, measures, and test information. There are photos of most of the products and an increasing number of brochures, videos, manuals, QuickGuides, and catalogues on accessories and spare parts. You have easy access to filtering the product lists to find assistive products with the desired characteristics and measures.
All product information is delivered by the supplier of the product and you will find contact information for the supplier next to the product information.

Please note: The National Board of Social Services has no authority to validate products and do not assess the quality of the products.

The assistive products are classified in an order based on the international standard for classification of assistive products, ISO 9999.

Apart from product information, AssistData includes:
  • Target groups entries, offering inspiration on how selected types of assistive products can benefit various target groups. Each target group entry has links to the mentioned assistive products in AssistData.
  • Guides, offering a general introduction to a number of product groups. Each guide advises on what to be aware of when selecting and using certain types of assistive products.
  • Forum, a page for ERFA and debate open for everybody taking an interst in the field of assistive technology.
  • Principal rulings on assistive technology, with links to current principal rulings from the National Social Appeals Board concerning the area of assistive technology.
  • Procurement templates - public procurement, useful in preparing requirement specifications on selected product areas.
  • App search function, useful in finding assistive products related apps in App Store and Google Play.
  • Bulletin board, showing advertisements concerning assistive technology from the National Board of Social Services and from suppliers with products in AssistData.
Most of the pages in AssistData are also in an English version.
The contents of AssistData are continuously being enhanced and updated.