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  Allmobility
Allmobility is a local shop which sells aids and equipment for disabled people and people with mobility problems.

The shop is run by Jo McMahon, a HPC registered Occupational Therapist with 16 years NHS experience, who can offer professional advice on all mobility equipment. Member of BHTA.

Items available include scooters, wheelchairs, stairlifts, riser / recliner chairs and a variety of daily living aids. The shop also provides a full servicing and repairs service provided by an in-house engineer.

Home appointments are available outside shop times, please visit the shop or contact them to discuss your needs.

The shop is located on 929-931 Chesterfield Road, S8.



  Assisted Travel Department - East Midlands Trains
A free service providing timetable information and arranging assistance for older people and disabled people (including people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments and learning disabilities) who need help with rail travel from Sheffield Midland Station or from any East Midland Trains station or getting on or off their services.

Allow 24 hours notice - negotiable for emergencies.

Gives transport information on accessible trains and stations. Also provides a credit or debit card booking service.



  Blue Badge Scheme
The Blue Badge Scheme allows parking without charge within a 3 hour time limit in Pay and Display parking bays on the street, in Council car parks and some limited parking on yellow lines, unless a ban on loading applies.

The scheme is for passengers who are registered blind and drivers or passengers with a permanent disability who have considerable difficulty in walking, those who are in receipt of the higher rate of the mobility component of Disability Living Allowance or drive an adapted car provided by the Department of Work and Pensions, people in receipt of Personal Independence Payment (PIP), people in receipt of war pension supplement, Armed Forces and Reserved Forces Compensation Scheme and terminally ill applicants. Some discretionarey awards are made which need an assessment for people who fall outside the categories.

To apply for or renew the badge, contact the Sheffield office or apply online to www.direct.gov.uk/bluebadge.

Price:
The fee for a 3 year permit will be 10.



  British Red Cross Mobility Aids
The British Red Cross is a registered charity which lends wheelchairs and commodes on a short-term basis across Sheffield. They provide a full range of wheelchairs from paediatric to bariatric.

There are no hire changes, however as a charity they welcome donations towards service costs.

Charity No: 220949


  Clark and Partners Mobility and Agecare Centres
Clark and Partners are distributors of all makes of wheelchairs and mobility equipment including stairlifts, high seat chairs and beds, home and nursing supplies, small aids and daily living equipment. Also provides car and van adaptations for disabled drivers, and provides full service back up for all products.


  Eden Mobility
Eden Mobility is a retail outlet for all makes of wheelchairs and mobility equipment including stairlifts, high seat chairs and beds, home and nursing supplies, small aids and daily living equipment. The store has free parking.

Eden Mobility also repair all makes of mobility equipment and do warranty service work to all makes of stairlifts, power chairs, wheelchairs, scooters, nursing beds, hoists and rise/recliners.



  Eurocab 2000 Transport Services
Eurocab 2000 is a family-run business that specialises in providing transport for wheelchair users and passengers with disabilities. Eurocab can help customers with regular journeys, transport to appointments, shopping trips, long or short journeys, holidays etc.

The service caters for adults and children with learning disabilitlies, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, community groups, local council departments, charity organisations, carers on behalf of clients, nursing homes etc. Services are available 24hr a day 7 days a week.

Qualifications & Quality Standards:

Eurocab 2000 carry out checks on all new employees with the Criminal Records Bureau to ensure their suitability. Staff induction and professional development programmes ensure employees complete training covering :
Guidance duties & responsibilities
Child protection
Emergency First Aid
Disability Discrimination
Health & Safety
Wheelchair access training

Prices:
Each individual journey is different depending on time and distance travelled. Please ring the office manager who will be happy to discuss individual needs and costs that may apply.



  First Point - Howden House
First Point provides access to all Council services, you can visit in person or ask questions online via the weblink. At First Point Howden House you can ask staff detailed enquiries or simple advice. Use the freephones and internet computers to find information and access leaflets and application forms. Speak to specialists (please telephone for an appointment) and find out about a range of services for families.
Family friendly facilities available.

Services provided include:
Council Tax and Housing Benefits
Discount leisure card (Slice cards)
Information on schools and free school meals
Housing
Parking badges for people with disabilities (Blue Badge Scheme, see separate entry)
Social care: home equipment and adaptations (see separate entry)



  First Point at Chapeltown
First Point provides access to all Council services, you can visit in person or ask questions online via the weblink. At First Point Chapeltown you can ask staff detailed enquiries or simple advice. Use the freephones and internet computers to find information and access leaflets and application forms. Speak to specialists, please telephone for an appointment.

Services provided include:
Council Tax and Housing Benefits
Discount leisure card (Slice cards)
Information on schools and free school meals
Housing
Parking badges for people with disabilities (Blue Badge Scheme, see separate entry)
Social care: home equipment and adaptations (see separate entry)

First Point Chapeltown is also an access point for Jobcentre Plus.



  First Point at Crystal Peaks
First Point provides access to all Council services, you can visit in person or ask questions online via the weblink. At First Point Crystal peaks you can ask staff detailed enquiries or simple advice. Use the freephones and internet computers to find information and access leaflets and application forms. Speak to specialists, please telephone for an appointment.

Services provided include:
Council Tax and Housing Benefits
Discount leisure card (Slice cards)
Information on schools and free school meals
Housing
Parking badges for people with disabilities (Blue Badge Scheme, see separate entry)
Social care: home equipment and adaptations (see separate entry)



  First Point at Hillsborough
First Point provides access to all Council services, you can visit in person or ask questions online via the weblink. At First Point Hillsborough you can ask staff detailed enquiries or simple advice. Use the freephones and internet computers to find information and access leaflets and application forms. Speak to specialists, please telephone for an appointment.

Services provided include:
Council Tax and Housing Benefits
Discount leisure card (Slice cards)
Information on schools and free school meals
Housing
Parking badges for people with disabilities (Blue Badge Scheme, see separate entry)
Social care: home equipment and adaptations (see separate entry)



  Kingdom House - Silver Health Care Ltd
Kingdom House is a specialist re-ablement and respite facility which provides both short-term and on-going care packages. The facility offers independent living for adults with learning disabilities, those on the autistic spectrum, physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, mental health issues and complex needs.

Kingdom House aims to place each individual at the centre of
what they do, offering choice and control in all aspects of daily living. Their key objective is centred around the transition and rehabilitation of individuals back into the community.

A sympathetic conversion of a former farmhouse was recently carried out to provide a peaceful space with a host of specialist facilities to help stimulate and care for adults with a wide range of complex needs, including autism, learning disabilities and physical disabilities. Kingdom House has spacious accommodation over two floors, with four en-suite bedrooms on the ground floor and first floor, giving residents both privacy and neighbourly company. Each floor is self contained with its own spacious lounge, dining room, kitchen and laundry facilities which all allow wheelchair users and those with mobility problems easy access in and around the building. There is a lift between floors, an electronic overhead tracking system to each ensuite bedroom and a specialist assisted bathroom on the ground floor for those residents requiring dignified help with bathing.

The house stands within its own large secure landscaped grounds. To
the rear of the main house there is a detached barn which has been
converted providing a comfortable and versatile building for residents to use for training, leisure, life skills, independent living skills and recreational needs. This service encourages residents to pursue individual hobbies and shared interests together with a program of life skills training.

Qualifications and Quality Standards:

Kingdom House is managed by Mr Roy Young and Silver Health Care Ltd and is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure a quality service is provided.



  Meadowhall Shopmobility
Meadowhall Shopmobility provides electric scooters and manual wheelchairs to borrow. Electric scooters can be pre-booked up to 7 days in advance or on the day if any are available.

Two proofs of identification required, including proof of address and signature.



  Mental Health Mobility Bus Pass
The bus pass is available to people with severe and continuing mental health issues aged between 18-65 years. To check for eligibity people can talk to their social worker, community mental health nurse, community psychiatric nurse, day services worker or contact Sheffield Mind or Sheffield Mental Health CAB (see separate entries).

Guidelines and an application form are available to download from the website.



  Mobility and Specialised Rehabilitation Centre
Clients must be referred by a GP or other healthcare professional for permanent loan of wheelchairs. A Wheelchair Voucher Scheme is in place for non-powered wheelchairs only. Referral by a GP or health professional is required for access to the prosthetic, orthotic, Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) and gait analysis services held at the centre.


  Mobility Scooter Bus Permit Scheme
First and Stagecoach bus companies have launched a scheme designed to give users of mobility scooters improved access to bus services. The scooter owners can apply for a permit which will enable users to take their scooters on the designated low-floor buses.

To obtain a permit passengers will need to have a class 2 scooter (capable of a maximum speed of 4mph) that is no larger than 1000mm long and 600mm wide, with a turning radius no greater than 1200mm. The weight of the scooter (including user) must be no more than 300kg (47 stone). Both First and Stagecoach will be offering assessments and issuing permit passes to those who meet the criteria outlined above. Anyone wishing to apply for a permit needs to contact the appropriate operator.



  Sheffield Community Equipment Loan Service (SCELS)
SCELS is administered by Sheffield Health and Social Care Foundation Trust. The service provides a range of equipment for short and long-term loan including:
urinals
bed pans
walking aids
nursing beds
lifting poles
patient hoists
slings

Reference needed from GP, district nurse or occupational therapist.



  Sheffield Community Transport (SCT)
SCT is a social enterprise which aims to provide suitable, affordable transport to individuals (including older people, people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, learning disabilities or mental health issues) and community groups. Also provides support services, eg driver training, advice on minibus operations, passenger safety training and vehicle design service.

Services Include:
Door 2 Door service (see separate entry): City Ride, Shopper Bus, Community Car Scheme and Community Groups Travel
Wheels 2 Work (see separate entry): Short-term scooter loan where public transport is not available
Vehicle Maintenance Services: Workshop specialising in minibus and passenger lift servicing available to community groups and organisations who own vehicles
Training for minibus drivers and passenger assistants to nationally recognised standards - see website for details
Various local bus services available for the general public:
- H1 Hospital shuttle which links the Northern General and the Royal Hallamshire hospitals (runs 6am-6pm and is open to all)
- 10 & 10A - links Manor Top to Upperthorpe via Heeley, Broomhill and Royal Hallamshire Hospital
- P1 & P2 - Parson Cross / Fox Hill / Northern General Hospital circular bus
- M92 - links Foxhill to Harley via Grenoside, Ecclesfield & Chapeltown
- M20 - links Broomhall to Pitsmoor via the City Centre
- 5 - Circular bus from Town Centre to Firth Park via Grimesthorpe
For times and full route descriptions please contact Traveline on 01709 515151 or visit http://travelsouthyorkshire.com

Qualifications & Quality Standards:
All drivers are MiDAS trained and most hold PCV licences. SCT has Public Liability and Employers' Liability Insurance.



  Sheffield Hallam University - Disabled Student Support
The SHU team is dedicated to ensuring that students have a positive experience and that they get the support they need in order to succeed on their course.

Offers the following services:
disability-specialist advice to pre-entry university applicants and current students about the support available, including informal meetings and guidance appointments
specialist induction events at the beginning or each academic year
support with applications for Disabled Student's Allowances and carry out study needs assessments at the Sheffield Regional Assessment Centre
individual packages of support for each student according to their disability by creating learning contracts
psychological assessments and support for students with specific learning difficulties including dyslexia and dyspraxia
information and training on IT and assistive technology for disabled students
in-house support workers service providing a wide range of support roles



  Sheffield Travel Buddy Service
Sheffield Travel Buddy Service is a partnership between Sheffield City Council and Sheffield Community Transport, offering support to anyone, aged 16 years and over, with getting out and about during the day time, in the evenings or at weekends.

Can cater for older people, people with physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, learning disabilities, people with mobility or mental health issues. If you need support to travel, or do not wish to travel alone then the Sheffield Travel Buddy Service can help.

Travel Buddies provide friendship and companionship, helping clients to build confidence and gain independence. Buddies offer physical and emotional support as you go to and from your destination. After meeting you at your door or at a place of your choice, your buddy will then go with you by bus, tram, taxi, train or on foot to your destination.

Whatever the reason, having support from a Travel Buddy is a great way to get out and about, to meet friends, go shopping and keep appointments etc.

Prices:
During peak times (before 10am and 3-5pm) Travel Buddy support is charged at a rate of 15 per hour for the first hour and an additional 7.50 for each extra hour. At other times, support is charged at a rate of 10 per hour and an additional 5 for each extra hour. These prices are provided by Sheffield Travel Buddy service, please check them yourself for accuracy.



  Sheffield University - Disability and Dyslexia Support Service (DDSS)
The Disability and Dyslexia Support Service (DDSS) is a friendly and confidential service at the University of Sheffield which provides support and advice to students with disabilities, with the aim of enabling all students to access their studies and university services.

The DDSS is available to all current students registered at the university as well as prospective students and applicants to the university.

The service provides support to students with a variety of needs, including students with sensory impairments, limited mobility, long-term medical conditions, specific learning difficulties, long-term mental health issues and autism spectrum conditions. Employment support, information and guidance can be provided by the University Careers Service.



  Shopmobility Sheffield
Shopmobility provides wheelchair loans (including wheelchairs for children) and scooter loans to adults with a disability or mobility impairment to enable access around the city centre and other shopping areas. Provides long-term loans, booking advisable. Deposit and proof of ID required.

Also provides wheelchair and scooter loans for holidays in the UK. There is a weekly fee for scooters and a deposit is required. The scheme is managed by service users and volunteers. Company limited by guarantee no 04281400.

Charity No: 1091304


  Valley Recreational Activity Community Project
Valley Recreational Activity Community Project is a non-profit making charity that works with any age group but mainly over 50s, people who just want to meet people or join in with activities. People with disabilities and people with mobility problems are most welcome. The group meets in a disabled friendly building.

The project aims to get people out of their four walls and welcome all whether couples, friends or singles.

Weekly activities are free. Trips out, meals out and trips to events are all subsidised as much as possible but there may be a small charge.



  Wicker Mobility Shop
Wicker Mobility is a local shop which sells or hires out aids and equipment for disabled people and people with mobility problems.

Items available to hire include wheelchairs and high seat chairs. Items available to buy include: elbow crutches, toilet frames, raised toilet seats, walking frames, bath seats, adjustable bath boards, commodes, wheelchairs (electric and manual). Wicker Mobility also offers: beds, high seat chairs, childrens equipment, lifting equipment, stairlifts, riser/recliner chairs, hoists, bath lifts, scooters, pressure relief cushions, cutlery and cups.

The shop also provides repairs, parts and accessories, and offers a full after sales service. Member of BHTA. Meeting room available for hire.



  Wicker Pharmacy (Associated Chemists Ltd)
Late night pharmacy located in the S3 area of Sheffield.

Services include:
a free registration scheme where items not in stock are delivered to
customers
Wicker Health newsletter
home delivery
prescription collections from surgery
'Wicker Meds-On-Time' system for those who have problems managing
their medication
Stop Smoking Service
Sexual health services
Truss fitting
travel advice

Clinics are held in the pharmacy's consultation rooms covering physiotherapy, podiatry, addiction treatment and weight management. The mobility shop offers sales and service of equipment for disabled people.



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