If a person is in receipt of mobility allowance but chooses to use council commissioned travel assistance, there will be a charge for this service of £2.50 per journey and  the  person’s  ability  to  pay  this  charge  will  be considered when undertaking a financial assessment. This is payable by invoice which will be sent every 4 weeks after travelling.

Charges will not be made for transport to access services to and from the following:

  • Intermediate care and reablement services.

  • An adult suffering from Creutzfeld Jakob disease for the cost of meeting their needs.

  • After care services / support provided under s117 of the Mental Health Act 1983.

  • Any service or part of service which the NHS is under a duty to provide.

  • Assessment of needs and care planning.