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Your Mobility

Providing you with the information and advice you need to make your daily tasks easier, and to give you access to services that put the enjoyment into living.

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Independent Living

We understand that mobility is crucial to maintaining independent living, from completing day to day tasks to working or keeping active or creative. Mobility difficulties can make everyday tasks hard too, often resulting in us not taking part in things that enrich our lives.

Keeping Active Mind and Body

Our Mobility support services provide you with the information and advice you need to make your daily tasks easier, and to give you access to services that put enjoyment into living.

Outdoors and Indoors

Our award winning Countryside Mobility and Heritage Ability schemes have partnered with some of the most interesting visitor attractions and beauty spots across the south west. Giving you access with the help of all terrain mobility scooters and accessible information, such as large print guides and BSL tours.

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Countryside Mobility
Tony Whiteley and Deaf cyclists photo July 2019
Deaf Get Active
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Putting the fun into living

Want to be more active both physically and mentally? Our Deaf Get Active team have a timetable of weekly activities for everyone to enjoy.

We share lots of useful information to maintain a health lifestyle on our YouTube channel, and you can access the links below to other services and our trusted partner organisations, so you can do the things that put the fun into living.

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Heritage Ability

Useful Links

Information for this section coming soon

Help and Support

Need some advice or would like to talk to someone? Our friendly Time to Talk team are on hand to offer confidential listening and support.

You can all them for free on 0300 303 3691

The team are trained to provide support and information relevant to your needs and concerns, including sensory loss and counselling, both of which might be affecting your mobility.

Time To Talk

Our free, confidential listening support and advice helpline, for those with a disability, long term health condition or Deaf people who use BSL.

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The Hub

Your first point of contact with Living Options Devon, our friendly Hub team connects you to the support services, advice, and information that you need.

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Devon Disability Network (DDN)

Enabling disabled and Deaf people to campaign and be involved in developing the support services they need.

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Countryside Mobility

Providing easy access to the countryside for anyone who has difficulty walking, through an off road mobility scooter hire scheme
Explore the South West with freedom and ease.

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Your Stories

Mick’s Story

“It is very rewarding watching people build their confidence and being part of their journey in sports”

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Ted’s Story

“I’m fifty and can now go with my wife, grandchildren and dog rather than sitting in the car pretending I’m okay.”

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Zoe’s Story

‘’Living Options Devon, gave me my life back.’’

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Sheila’s Story

“I now have my confidence to participate in the discussions that matter to me and a voice I want to share”.

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Your Campaigns

UK Disability Survey

The Disability Unit at the Cabinet Office is developing a National Strategy for Disabled People. The publication is planned for […]

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Rural Transport Consultation

Disability Rights UK needs your views on the barriers you face with rural transport, and how you feel rural communities can benefit from transport innovation.

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RNIB Act Now

Changes to street design must be accessible for blind and partially sighted.

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Latest News for Mobility

Government recruiting Disability and Access Ambassadors

The Cabinet Office has announced it is recruiting fourteen new Disability and Access Ambassadors. These ambassadors will help ensure businesses are doing all they can to support their disabled customers.

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Our Latest News and Update

2020 has certainly been a year to remember. As it draws to a close we provide some respite from the restrictions and confusion, with this news update on exciting new service offerings, and our plans for the future.

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New guides will help re-open Torbay’s natural attractions

Living Options has been working in partnership with UNESCO Global Geopark to create a number of Visual Guides that will provide the information people need in advance of visiting.

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Disability History Month

“Access doesn’t just mean physical access, it’s so much more than that.”

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Celebrating Thirty Years

This autumn and into next year we are delighted to be marking our landmark birthday, reflecting on our achievements so […]

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Should we all be wearing clear face masks?

“I believe the government should provide clear face masks for everyone”

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Get Yourself Active at Home

New accessible pre-recorded videos to support disabled people to get active at home is now available.

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Upcoming Events in For Mobility

1st November 2020 – 30th October 2021

Our 30th Birthday

Like many we are celebrating a ‘lockdown birthday’ this year. We are delighted to be celebrating thirty years and are […]

10th and 11th July 2021 9am to 6pm

Living Options Devon at Powderham Historic Vehicle Gathering

Living Options Devon will be hosting a stand at the Historic Vehicle Gathering at Powderham Castle Estate, nr Exeter.  Our friendly team will be sharing information on all our support services and how and where you can access the support you need.

Location
Powderham Castle Estate

Saturday 25th July 2021 9am to 6pm

Motability One Big Day Exeter

The free to attend Motability One Big Day events are hosted around the country and bring everything available on the Motability Scheme together in great accessible locations.

Location
Westpoint