Leicester mobility business Modern Mobility is providing free wheelchair hire for anybody who requires mobility assistance to attend their Covid-19 vaccine.

To hire a wheelchair, users will need to provide two forms of identification with one containing a picture of the person who is hiring the scooter.

Users are required to submit a small deposit, which will be refunded when the wheelchair is returned.

The owner of Modern Mobility said: “Many of our customers are classed as vulnerable and have been isolating for almost 12 months now. It important that they regain their freedom and see their families again.”

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Hundreds of thousands of the mobility retail sector’s key demographic – people aged 70 and over – are currently being invited to book a coronavirus vaccination with new NHS vaccination centres opening across the country in the past couple of weeks.

Modern Mobility is based in Fosse Park Shopping Centre, which offers free disabled parking. The shop states that all wheelchairs are sanitised prior to collection.

The shop, an independently-owned family business established in 1997, is an accredited supplier to the national Motability Scheme. It also funds and operates Fosse Park’s private ‘Shopmobility’ scheme, a service which is available six days a week to all elderly and disabled shoppers. It now has a membership of over 3,500 individuals.

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