What is Shopmobility?
Shopmobility Warrington is a service run by a local registered charity ' Warrington Disability Partnership' it provides motorised scooters and manual wheelchairs to anyone of any age with a permanent or temporary mobility problem for further information please go to www.disabilitypartnership.org.uk/services/shopmowarrington.shtml
How can I join?
The scheme is available to anyone with a mobility problem caused by age, accident, illness, pregnancy etc. You do not have to be registered disabled to become a member.
You are welcome to visit the Golden Square Shopmobility Centre - our staff will explain our services show you the range of mobility aids available for loan. You will need to complete registration form and provide proof of identity and address (Driving Licence, Passport, Utility Bill). Training can be provided if required.
How much does it cost?
There is an annual membership fee of £17.00 or £4.00 per day. Thereafter the mobility aids can be loaned at no further cost - pices are correct as of December 2011.
Where are we?
You will find us inside the Welcome Hall located next to the ground floor Legh Street car park blue zone adjacent to the disabled parking bays.
Is there an age limit?
There is no age limit, but powered scooters can only be loaned to persons under 18 if they are accompanied by a responsible adult.
When are we open?
The Golden Square Shopmobility Centre is open Monday to Saturday 9.00am to 5.00pm. We are not open Sundays or Bank Holidays. All mobility aids must be returned by 4.30pm Monday to Saturday.
Do I have to live in Warrington
You do not have to live in Warrington to borrow a mobility aid. Friends and family who are visiting Warrington are also welcome to use the scheme. Call us for details.
Can I pre-book a Mobility Aid?
It is not always necessary to book in advance, but it is advisable to ensure that your favourite mobility aid is reserved for you. You can do this by calling 01925 231941 during opening hours.
If, during time of temporary incapacity, you are in need of a motorised chair for use in the home we can provide one for you for a minimum of 1 week or up to 6 weeks. We will deliver the chair to your home and collect it when you no longer need it, all we ask for is a donation from you Please ask our staff for more details.
Wheelchairs for hire
If you need a manual wheelchair for just a day or two we are able to hire them out at £4 per day.
Telephone 01925 231941