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Getting out and about

In this section, you will also find details of organisations that can advise you on easier ways to travel if you have mobility problems. There are a number of providers that can supply you with mobility aids, and guidance on the Blue Badge Scheme.

For information and advice on public transport visit the Devon County Council Travel Devon website https://new.devon.gov.uk/travel/

Information and guidance

Assisted transport

This section contains details of businesses and charities that provide taxis, transport and minibuses for people with sight problems, require wheelchair adapted vehicles and elderly people who wish to remain independent.

Car adaptations

This section contains information on Motability approved vehicle adaption for disabled drivers and passengers, and lease options for people receiving Government mobility allowance.

Disabled Living Foundation

DLF is a national charity that provides impartial advice, information and training on daily living equipment.Disabled Living Foundation Helpline: 0845 130 9177

Getting out and about

In this section, you will also find details of organisations that can advise you on easier ways to travel if you have mobility problems. There are a number of providers that can supply you with mobility aids, and guidance on the Blue Badge Scheme. For…

Local public transport

This section contains information about travelling in Devon, including how to apply for bus passes.  It also contains details of community transport providers, who offer services such as Ring and Ride schemes.

Medical and hospital transport

This section contains details of businesses and voluntary groups, who provide transport for people with long term conditions, such as cancer, and the elderly. Transport is provided to hospital and GP appointments as well as local shops. There are also services to help collect prescriptions. Other…

Mobility equipment

This section contains details of businesses and charities that sell/ provide mobility and hearing equipment to aid independent living, including those accredited by Devon Community Equipment Service. 

Private ambulances

This section contains details of private ambulances and transport for people with medical conditions.

Voluntary car scheme

This section contains details of voluntary car schemes which operate in several parts of Devon. These schemes are where car owners give up their time to drive people who do not have their own transport, often to attend medical appointments. They usually only charge a…
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