The mobility scheme allows disabled people to use their government funded mobility allowance to lease a new:
- powered wheelchair
You can apply for the motability scheme if you receive the:
- Higher Rate Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
- War Pensioners' Mobility Supplement (WPMS)
- Enhanced Rate Mobility Component of Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
- Enhanced Rate Mobility Component of Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP).
Family members and carers can also drive the car on behalf of the disabled person, so non-drivers can join the Motability scheme.
This scheme is run by national charity, Motability.