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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.

Devon County Council Adult Social Care and Health Factsheets

We have changed the way we provide some of our public information. Our customers have told us that it is more important for them to have the most current facts available to download and print, as and when they need, rather than relying on supplies…

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.

Telecare

Telecare is the name given to a range of electronic equipment and services which can help you to stay living safely in your own home. Telecare can be split into three broad sections: personal wellbeing – such as pendant alarms to call for help home…
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