is Shopmobility and how does it work???????
is the hire of manual and powered wheelchairs and
scooters to people suffering from either short or
long term mobility problems. It is there for visitors
to Honiton to enable them to go shopping or just to
get around in the town. It is also for people who
have mobility problems and either need to get around
at home or when they are away on holiday.
is available for short or longer term hire and use
is not restricted to elderly people. Users can be
younger people with either temporary (broken leg)
or more permanent mobility difficulties.
who wish to use the service should contact the TRIP
office to book equipment, have some training on how
the equipment works and then can get out and see the
town. Proof of identity is required when collecting
per day for a manual wheelchair
per day for powered equipment
are made for longer term hire
is a £10 refundable deposit taken on collection
charges are put towards the cost of maintaining and
insuring the equipment.
also carries a stock of aids
for daily living to help with mobility and age
also sell both new and used scooters plus manual and
powered wheelchairs. Servicing and repairs on powered
equipment can be arranged and punctures can be repaired.
our equipment has been donated and we would appreciate
any additional manual wheelchairs and powered scooters
to help cope with demand.
book equipment or for more information, please phone
the TRIP office on 01404 46529