Steeper – An Overview
Steeper’s vision is creating life’s turning points, together. We aim to do this with innovative prosthetic, orthotic and assistive technology products and services at affordable prices.
With almost 100 years of experience, our prosthetics division is a leading manufacturer of upper extremity prosthetic products. We also manufacture custom silicone cosmeses and a range of off-the-shelf silicone cosmetic covers including the award winning lower extremity cover – skinergy plus.
Our US office, SteeperUSA, based in San Antonio, Texas, distributes our products and provides support to customers in North and South America. We have many international partners who distribute our products and support customers worldwide.
To complement our range of manufactured upper limb products, we have partnered with a select number of internationally recognised lower limb prosthetic manufacturers to bring innovative and world class products to the UK market including Össur, CPI, Freedom Innovations, Trulife, APC and Click Medical.
Steeper’s Clinical Services Division provides clinical services both to the private market and in partnership with the NHS in the UK. With around 90 state-registered clinicians and 140 technicians, we provide clinical services to some 200,000 patients every year across prosthetics and orthotics.
For orthotics, we have grown to become one of the UK’s largest suppliers of orthotic and orthopaedic products to the NHS. Uniquely, we combine age-old skills in the craft and care of our technicians, with the latest innovations in manufacturing and materials. For our orthotics centre directory, please click here. For prosthetics, please click here.
To complete our range of rehabilitation services, our Assistive Technology Division design, manufacture, services and maintains environmental control and home automation systems that enable elderly and severely disabled people to live more independently and safely either within their own home, or a care facility.
Steeper is accredited to the following standards ISO 9001: 2008, ISO 27001: 2013 , ISO 14001: 2004, TickITPlus and are FDA approved for prosthetic and orthotic supply to the USA. As a medical device manufacturer, Steeper is also fully compliant with the requirements of the Medical Devices Directive 93/42/EEC.
Under section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, the Act does not require Steeper to make a statement or publish on our website. However Steeper Group complies with all applicable laws, rules and regulations when conducting its business. This includes preventing slavery and human trafficking occurring in any of the company’s activities, and applies to all persons employed by or affiliated with Steeper Group. Respecting human rights in the supply chain is ultimately our suppliers’ responsibility, however as part of our procurement process, we only engage with suppliers and contractors who confirm their compliance with the Act.