If you or someone in your care has difficulty manoeuvring around with ease due to a disability then there is a possibility that you may be eligible for the Motability Scheme. This scheme gives disabled personnel a wonderful opportunity to lease a new car, scooter or powered wheelchair using their government funded mobility allowance.
What is the Motability scheme?
The motability scheme is a great way for people with a disability to bring confidence back into their lives. They do this by gaining the freedom to manoeuvre anywhere they desire with an essential ease.
This wonderful scheme gives disabled people the chance to get active once more by exchanging their mobility allowance to lease a new car, scooter or powered wheelchair.
You will have a range of cars or scooters to choose from so you will be sure to find your perfect match.
Furthermore, if you have a carer they could get a car that accommodates wheelchairs and mobility scooters which would give you a much wider freedom.
Are you eligible?
The Motability scheme is a beneficial one that can go a long way to making your life substantially easier so it is well worth finding out if you eligible to take advantage of such a great opportunity.
If you receive any of the following mobility allowance then there is a good chance that you will be able to join the scheme.
• Higher rate Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance
• Enhanced Rate of the Mobility Component of Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
• The War Pensioners’ Mobility Supplement (WPMS)
• The Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP)
If you are not receiving any of these allowances but do receive a form of government funding then simply try out the eligibility checker online.
There are a number of benefits that come with this special scheme which makes it well worth checking out your eligibility.
• A car, scooter or powered wheelchair to match your needs
• An upgrade every three years
• Insurance from RSA motability
• Breakdown assistance
• Servicing, maintenance and repairs
• Replacement tyres
To conclude, the Motability Scheme is something that can be hugely beneficial to those with a disability as it is the perfect way to get active once more.