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Disability

This page features information for disabled people and carers in areas such as employment, health and education. There's also advice on financial support, independent living and rights.DisabledGo Access Guide Logo

Note : from 1 October 2004, changes to the Disability Discrimination Act mean service providers should have removed barriers preventing disabled people accessing their services. This includes shops, banks, hotels, theatres, restaurants and places of worship.

  • |Elmbridge Online Access Guide
    Elmbridge Borough Council and DisabledGo have produced an online access guide of 1,000 venues, including local amenities, bars, clubs, pubs, shops, restaurants and services across Elmbridge for residents and visitors with a disability.

    DisabledGo have also worked with two health institutions, covering the Elmbridge Area to produce a |St Peters Hospital Access Guide and |Surrey and Borders NHS Access Guide

  • Leisure
    There are |two easy access trails on the Elmbridge Commons, provided to enable people of all abilities to enjoy our countryside sites. They are ideal if you are a wheelchair user, if you have difficulty walking long distances on uneven ground, or if you are just out for a gentle stroll in pleasant surroundings.

  • |Elmbridge Care and Repair
    Help with repairs and adaptations to your home, including finding contractors, overseeing work, and advice on how to claim disability benefits.

  • |Carers
    Looking after someone who needs support because of a disability

|The DirectGov website provides information covering the following:

  • Money
    Information about your entitlement to financial support.
  • Motoring and Transport
    Adapting vehicles, learning to drive, and public and local transport
  • Home and Community
    Independent living, adapting houses, care homes and accessible technology.


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