Shopmobility Belfast is a charity, which can provide a mobility scooter or wheelchair for FREE between 10am and 4pm.
Our service is open to EVERYONE who finds access to the city centre difficult. This includes people with disabilities, older people or those who, due to accident or illness, find themselves with temporary mobility difficulties. You do not have to be registered disabled to use the service.
At the moment we have over 8,500 members and eight locations throughout Belfast.
We also provide a meet and greet service – if you arrive in town and would like to be met at the bus stop / train station, a volunteer can meet you with a scooter
We can also hire you a wheelchair or scooter for long term at a small charge.
Westgate House, 2 Queen Street, Belfast, BT1 6ED,
Ability Matters provide specialist prosthetic, orthotic, and mobility services through our private clinics and retail outlets.
Our multi-disciplinary team provide a range of clinical services to patients. Our clinicians prescribe and custom-fit the best orthotic and prosthetic solutions available to optimise patient comfort and quality of life. We provide advanced orthotic devices, prosthetic limbs and rehabilitation for all special needs, postoperative or post-injury patients. With our specialist sports orthotics service, we can offer preventative care too.
Similarly, our retail outlets supply a wide range of mobility products and daily living aids, including wheelchairs, mobility scooters, riser recliner chairs, and much more. Our highly experienced staff can offer you expert advice on each product, and help you select the right mobility aid for you.
We have premises through the UK and Ireland.
2 Apollo Rd, Belfast BT12 6HP
028 9068 7827
How to access the service
Before you access this service you will already be working with an Occupational Therapist. They will be responsible for initiating the process to determine what wheelchair equipment is required.
Your Occupational Therapist will submit an electronic referral using the Regional Disablement Services I.T. System (RDSS) to request wheelchair equipment to be supplied, or to request an appointment with a Medical Technical Officer for a wheelchair assessment.
Delivery and demonstration to users of wheelchairs
Modifications to wheelchairs
Provision of standard wheelchair accessories
Wheelchair repair service
Annual Planned Preventative Maintenance of powered wheelchairs