Getting out & about
Finding it difficult to leave the house to do every day tasks? Need a hand to get to the shops? This section is here to explore different equipment options, transport schemes and other ways that you can get help to get out & about.
Find it difficult to balance when walking? You might be recommended a walking stick by a physiotherapist. Take a look at what you might want to consider when choosing one
Covers the different kinds of walking frames available to provide greater support for you, and how you can get one
Explores the different types of shopping trolleys available to help make this task easier
Choosing a mobility scooter
Mobility scooters are increasingly popular and can give greater independence to the user. This page looks at the different options available so you can find one that suits you
Getting a mobility scooter
Explores the different schemes that can help you get a mobility scooter. They are an investment, so it important to be informed
The Motability scheme
Find out if you can get support to buy a scooter or motorised wheelchair. This page explains what the Motability scheme is, who is eligible and how it works.
This page looks at what to consider if you are thinking about getting a wheelchair, as well as how you can get one
Explores the different kinds of community transport available and how you can find one near to you.
Blue badge scheme
Explains what the blue badge scheme is, whether you are eligible for one and how you can apply
Using public transport
Covers your rights when using public transport with a disability, as well as how you can get support.
Finding a physiotherapist
This page looks at what you can expect when you visit a physiotherapist, either privately or through your doctor