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You can work on tackling any challenges you may have to access the transport you need to improve things for you on your own and here are some resources that you may find helpful.
However, it can be easier to make changes with the help of a health coach to find out what works best for you and support you.
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It doesn't matter if you don't know what you want or what could help you; a health coach will discuss your situation with you and help you decide what's important for you.
Whether you decide to be supported by a health coach at this stage or not, you will find plenty of suggestions in the links below to help you.
Many areas in Dorset have access to a community transport scheme, ranging from volunteer car schemes and Dial-a-Ride services, to car sharing services and Car Clubs.
The British Red Cross offers transport support for medical appointments and essential daily needs. We can help you regain your independence and give you a valuable lifeline to the things and the people that matter.
The Blue Badge scheme helps you park closer to your destination if you’re disabled.
Advice from NHS Choices on how to organise your transport to and from hospital.
Live travel alerts and journey planning for Dorset.
Voluntary car scheme to help people in rural areas without transport make essential trips.
Dorset Country Cars are independent community led voluntary car schemes supported by Dorset County Council.
Information on wheelchair accessible transport schemes in Dorset.
There are a number of wheelchair accessible schemes in Dorset that provide transport for people who find it difficult to use existing transport services.
Those eligible to use the service include the elderly, people with disabilities and people living in isolated areas with no other transport facilities.
The minibus is wheelchair accessible. The driver picks up passengers from their homes and takes them into town for shopping or to use local services.
The Bride Valley Dial-a-Bus is a community door to door bus which operates in the Bride Valley area to Bridport area on Wednesdays.
It has been set up to provide accessible transport for elderly and disabled people living in the Bride Valley area who find it difficult to use or access public transport services.
The Bride Valley Dial-a-Bus offers a wheelchair accessible bus and trained staff to collect passengers from their front door and transport them to Bridport town centre on Wednesday each week and return them home. On the first Wednesday of each month the Dial-a-Bus travels to Dorchester.
The Dial-a-Bus service is open to anyone of any age, who finds it difficult to use public transport or is disabled and lives within the BH23 postcode.
Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA) trained staff collect you from your door for shopping trips and excursions on a specially adapted bus.
Details of the North Dorset Community Accessible Transport service in Dorset.
North Dorset Community Accessible Transport (NORDCAT) is a charitable organisation which provides a door-to-door minibus service across the Dorset area.
The Swanage Hopper Dial-a-Bus is a community door to door service which operates in the Swanage area on Tuesdays between the hours of 11am and 3pm.
Details of the Vision Wimborne Dial-a-Ride service in Dorset.
Vision Wimborne is a charity aiming to improve life for people living in Wimborne Minster and surrounding areas. This is a dial-a-ride service for people with severe mobility problems and offers door to door transport from home to destination and return.
The Weymouth, Portland and Dorchester Dial-a-Bus services have been set up to provide wheelchair accessible transport for elderly and disabled people who find it difficult to use existing transport services.
There are two schemes available which serve Dorchester, Portland and Weymouth.
Dial-A-Bus services offer specially adapted buses and trained staff to collect passengers from their front door and transport them to Weymouth or Dorchester town centres.
Details of the 'door-to-door' accessible transport service operating from Tarrant Valley, Marshwood, Thorncombe, Slepe and Ferndown.
Learn more about cycling for leisure and work in Dorset, and get lots of safety tips and advice including interactive cycle maps and cycling routes.
With miles of walks and trails in Dorset, find out more about walking for work and leisure including walks and trails, health walks and walking events.
The latest rail information for Dorset including live train departure times, scheduled engineering works, rail operator contacts and more.
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