About the Scheme
The Motability Scheme enables disabled people to get mobile by exchanging their mobility allowance to lease a scooter or powered wheelchair.
Scooters and powered wheelchairs overview
Welcome to worry-free mobility! We offer simple, all-inclusive leasing packages designed to make getting around easier. With the Motability Scheme you can simply exchange part, or all of your mobility allowance, to lease a new scooter or powered wheelchair.
How it works
Our standard lease is over 3 years and payments are simply deducted from your higher rate mobility allowance every 4 weeks and paid directly by the Department for Work and Pensions.
Prices start from as little as £12.50 per week.
Benefits of joining the Scheme
A new scooter or powered wheelchair of your choice every three years
Help from specialist dealers
Breakdown assistance from Motability Assist
Replacement batteries and tyres
Servicing, maintenance and repairs
Insurance equivalent to fully comprehensive cover
Weatherproof storage cover for when your product is not being used
Allowances used on the Scheme
To be eligible to join the Scheme, you need to receive one of the following mobility allowances and must have at least 12 months' award length of your allowance remaining.
HIGHER RATE MOBILITY COMPONENT OF DISABILITY LIVING ALLOWANCE (HRMC DLA)
This allowance is provided by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and can be used to cover the cost of a lease agreement with Motability Operations Ltd. As of 11 April 2018, this allowance is £59.75 per week.
ENHANCED RATE OF THE MOBILITY COMPONENT OF PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE PAYMENT (ERMC PIP)
As part of its welfare reform programme, the Government has started to replace Disability Living Allowance (DLA) with a new benefit called Personal Independence Payment (PIP) for disabled people aged between 16 and 64. The Motability Scheme works with PIP in the same way as is it does with DLA. For more information, go to dwp.gov.uk/pip . As of 09 April 2018, this allowance is £59.75 per week.
WAR PENSIONERS’ MOBILITY SUPPLEMENT (WPMS)
This allowance is provided by Veterans UK and can be used to cover the cost of a lease agreement with Motability Operations Ltd. As of 11 April 2018, this allowance is £66.75 per week.
ARMED FORCES INDEPENDENCE PAYMENT (AFIP)
A new allowance called Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP) was introduced as part of the Welfare Reform Act 2012. Those who receive this allowance will be eligible to join the Motability Scheme. For more information, visit Veterans UK website . As of 11 April 2018, this allowance is £59.75 per week (this refers to the mobility element, which is the same rate as HRMC DLA and ERMC PIP).
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