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Additional help

Free bus travel

The Bus and Rail Travel Card is available for residents aged 60 or over. You can download the application form from this page.

For further information contact:

Isle of Man Welcome Centre

Sea Terminal

Douglas

Isle of Man

IM1 2BX

Telephone:+44 1624 686801

Email:Send Email

Home alterations

Social Services can help with the installation of a ramp, lift or special equipment, for example a hoist needed in the home for convenience comfort or safety. They may make a charge for doing this under the Chronically Sick or Disabled Persons Act.

Equipment

Social Services can help with aids to assist with dressing, eating, food preparation, sitting etc.

Wheelchairs and artificial limbs

These are supplied by the Department of Health, following recommendations from General Practitioners or hospital doctors.

You can contact Social Services direct by email for more information on the services they offer: disabilities@socialservices.dsc.gov.im

or telephone them on +44 1624 642147 you will be asked some questions and an appointment can be made for someone to call and see you.

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