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Useful organisations

Useful organisations - powered wheelchairs

Disabled Motoring UK
The campaigning charity for disabled motorists. They run the Baywatch campaign against parking abuse and represent disabled people’s needs at a national level. Membership, £20 per year (£30 for joint members), includes a monthly magazine, advice service and member benefits.

Meru
Charity that can advise and make bespoke equipment plus sells the Bugzi, a powered wheelchair for children.

Mobility Centres
To find your nearest mobility centre, contact the Forum of Mobility Centres.

Mobility Roadshow
Free fun national event where you can try out cars and other mobility products including wheelchairs.

The National Wheelchair Managers Forum
Their website has a list of NHS Wheelchair Services around the country.

Remap
A voluntary organisation of engineers who invent, design and make devices or carry out adaptations to help disabled people to be more independent or to enjoy leisure activities.

 

Last updated: May 2015

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