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Mobility scooters and wheelchairs

Mobility scooters and wheelchairs provide people with limited mobility or disabilities with the freedom to move around in public places. 

 

Renting these mobility aids also means that users don't need to make a large investment in buying their own equipment.

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Repairs and maintenance

A well-maintained wheelchair or scooter not only enhances the user's comfort but also reduces the risk of accidents or breakdowns. Our repairs and maintenance service can help to keep your equipment in good working condition.

By offering regular check-ups, cleaning, and necessary repairs, this service ensures that users can rely on their equipment for a smooth and safe experience.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We know that renting a mobility aid may be daunting at first, especially if you've never done it before! We've gathered some of our most frequently asked questions below.

  • What do you do?
    We hire free or low-cost mobility scooters and manually operated wheelchairs to members of our charity. This enables Renfrewshire residents 16+ who experience permanent or temporary disabilities/mobility impairment to hire quality/safe equipment to help enhance life and health options. We also provide advice, guidance and support in a safe space and opportunities to connect and participate at our events. We offer a small general repairs and maintenance service for mobility scooters and wheelchairs. Maintaining our own equipment as well as equipment which is privately owned. We also recruit volunteers and provide workplace opportunities, training and development.
  • Where are you based?
    The Paisley Centre Car Park, Ground Floor, Storie Street, Paisley, PA1 2AP
  • What are your opening times?
    We are open six days per week. 10.00am – 4.00pm Monday to Friday and 10.00am – 3.00pm on Saturdays.
  • What do I need to do to be able to hire a mobility scooter or wheelchair?
    Simply join us as a member.
  • What information do you need for me to become a member?
    Come into the office to sign up as a member by completing our standard form. If you can bring photographic ID with you as well as proof of your address, we will record this confidentially and you will be able to take advantage of our service.
  • Does it cost to become a member?
    No, there’s no cost to become a member of our charity.
  • How long are you a member for?
    You are a lifetime member. We would ask you to update us if any of your details change such as name, address, contact details etc.
  • What is the make and model of your mobility scooters?
    Sterling Sapphire 2 Mobility Scooters Speed: 4mph (6.4kph) Turning circle: 140cm (56″)
  • What is the make and model of your manual wheelchairs?
    Excel G-Logic Lightweight Self-Propelled Wheelchair Seat width: 40cm (16") Slim, Seat depth: 42cm : Seat height: 50 cm : Backrest height: 42 cm : Overall width: Seat width + 22 cm : Total height: 95 cm : Overall length: 108cm including footrests
  • How much does it cost to hire a mobility scooter?
    Hires are free during opening times. Overnight hires are £5 per night.
  • How much does it cost to hire a manual wheelchair?
    Hires are free during opening times. Overnight hires are £1 per night.
  • How do you book a scooter or wheelchair?
    You can book a scooter or wheelchair via the booking page on our website. If you would prefer, you can email us at shopmobilitypaisley2019@outlook.com Alternatively, you can just pop into the office or call us on 0141 889 0441.
  • Do you pay in advance for overnight hires?
    Yes, we require payment in advance for all overnight hires.
  • Do you repair and service scooters?
    Yes, we do offer this service.
  • If I have a puncture, would you be able to repair it for me?
    Yes, we can repair your puncture.
  • How far can a scooter travel when fully charged?
    Maximum range: 19 miles (30km)
  • What is the weight limit of someone using a scooter?
    Maximum user weight: 150kg (23 stone) Hill climb: 14 Degrees at 113kg (249lbs) user weight 10 Degrees at 150kg (330lbs) user weight
  • What is the weight limit of a manual wheelchair?
    Max. user weight: 113 kg (17.79 Stone)
  • How long can you hire mobility equipment for?
    You can hire our equipment every day, or, for long term hires overnight for one or more nights. The maximum hire timescale is up to four weeks at a time.
  • What age do you need to be to hire a scooter or a wheelchair?
    Between the ages of 16 and 80.
  • Can a scooter fit in the boot of a car?
    Yes.
  • Can I take hired mobility equipment abroad on holiday with me?
    Yes, but you are responsible for insuring our mobility equipment when abroad and you need to provide us with original insurance details prior to taking equipment abroad.
  • Would you be able to deliver and pick up a scooter or wheelchair?
    Yes, we deliver and pick up within the Renfrewshire area.
  • Can you use these mobility scooters on the road?
    No. These are pavement scooters, you need a tax disk for the bigger scooters that go on the road, ours are not insured for road use.

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