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The primary object of the Blue Badge Network is to assist all disabled people, and their families, of all ages. To help them integrate more effectively with society through the European Union, by co-operation, to overcome access and mobility problems.
Diabetes UK is the largest organisation in the UK working for people with diabetes, funding research, campaigning and helping people live with the condition.
We are disabled people leading change, working to create a society where everyone with lived experience of disability or health conditions can participate equally as full citizens.
Today's support and information network.
Arthritis Care - the leading UK charity with a mission to support all people with arthritis. Award winning website (BMA)
The Stroke Association website. Learn more about strokes.
The Blue Badge scheme provides a range of parking benefits for disabled people who travel either as drivers or as passengers. The scheme operates throughout the UK.
Motability is a national charity, set up on the initiative of the Government in 1977, to assist disabled people with their mobility needs. We direct and oversee the Motability Scheme which enables disabled people to obtain a car, powered wheelchair or scooter simply by using their government-funded mobility allowances.
Mobilise (formerly the DDA and DDMC) is a campaigning charity that promotes mobility for all disabled people. They also provide information and support on a variety of topics including driving, adapted vehicles, wheelchair & scooter users, and Blue Badge parking.
Devon Drivers' Centre has a comprehensive suite of training courses on offer at our purpose-built complex near Exeter. Many of these courses can also be run at a location of your choice.
We provide insurance to people with a disability or limited mobility, covering Wheelchair Accessible or Specially Adapted Vehicle Insurance, Mobility Scooter Insurance, Wheelchair and Powered Wheelchair Insurance, In-Home Product Insurance plus Breakdown and Independent Living Insurance.
Offers disabled people a brand new car every three years including insurance, personal accident cover, aftersales servicing and maintenance, full breakdown assistance from the RAC, an allowance of 60,000 miles over the three years, and free tyre replacement.
Phoenix Retreat is a 2 bedroom wheelchair friendly holiday accommodation, situated in the picturesque village of Braunton, North Devon, well serviced with shops, restaurants, pubs, pharmacy and GP. An excellent base for sight seeing in the beautiful South West of England.
Ricability is an independent consumer research charity providing free, practical and unbiased reports for older and disabled people.
Ricability has 2 searchable databases: one on car measurements (over 600 car models) and an electric wheelchair/scooter database.
Calvert Trust Exmoor is located in an area of outstanding beauty on the edge of Exmoor National Park, next to Wistlandpound Reservoir and a short distance from the North Devon Coast
The fully accessible centre is registered with the AALA, and accredited to both the AHOEC gold standard and the CLOtC quality award. All activities are on site and specifically designed and equipped to enable people with physical, sensory and learning difficulties of all ages and levels of ability, together with their families & friends, to experience exciting, challenging and enjoyable outdoor activity adventures. The highly experienced instructors are qualified by national governing bodies such as the BCU, RYA and BHS and are specially trained to work with disabled individuals.
The Otters are a Wheelchair Basketball Club based in Exeter, Devon. The Club was formed over 30 years ago, and we currently have a team playing in Division 1 South of The National Wheelchair Basketball League.
Ability Bathe specialises in helping you design your bathroom to suit your needs and lifestyle, from a bath to a shower in 48 hours is the quick reliable service we offer. For the less mobile, elderly and disabled, we supply anti slip strips, grab bars, fold down shower seats, comfort height toilets etc, we are here to make your life easier. We also offer and supply all the bathroom products you could wish to choose from, ceilings to tiles, pottery to accessories..
British designed and manufactured Electric Quad Bike, patented hand built in the UK
All of our Electric Quad Bikes have High performance "intelligent" battery charger allows rapid charging of the battery while at the same time protecting against potentially damaging overcharge of the battery in the event of the charger being left connected to the bike. In this event the charger will simply switch over to a maintaining "trickle charge" once 100% charge has been achieved.