If you are someone with a temporary or permanent disability, the mobility advice & support guide is a fantastic starting point to help find out about ways to enjoy more independence, greater mobility and freedom.
By selecting your local area to the right of this page you will be able to download and view the 20 page mobility advice & support guide, which covers important topics such as, the motability scheme, the blue badge scheme, disability benefits and allowances, wheelchair use, mobility aids and support and care in your home, you will also find details of local services that will be able to offer you support and advice, such as:
*Car Dealerships: specialising in the motability scheme can help with choosing a new car utilising your disability living allowance or personal independence payment
*Home Help Organisations: to help with anything from shopping and meal times to dressing, bathing and 24 hour care.
*Mobility Aid Shops: are able to offer a variety of aids to assist in remaining as independent as possible, such as grab rails, walking aids, walk in baths and showers etc.
*Community Alarm Providers: quick responser alarm services are of great help for the less abled person, they can be installed into the home or even wore around the neck as a pendant and are activated in an emergency such as a trip or fall to signal for help.
*Hot Meal Delivery Services: Quality pre-prepared meals can be delivered direct to your home by professionally run organisations to take care of the responsibility and hassle of cooking, these are available sometimes through council run initiatives or private firms.