Accessibility and mobility

Accessibility means removing barriers so everyone can move around and get to the places they want to go – whether it’s for work or leisure.

In this section you can find out more about making your home accessible. You can also learn about workplace modifications.

There is also information on getting out and about in the community, including travelling on public transport; how to access disability parking; and where to find help to cover the cost of transport or vehicle modification.

Delivering Cochlear Implant Mapping Remotely

In April 2021, Life Unlimited and the Southern Cochlear Implant Programme (SCIP),  embarked on a collaboration to improve the accessibility of cochlear implant services for people in Taranaki. Cochlear implant recipients in Taranaki previously traveled to SCIP’s Wellington clinic, supported by visiting clinics to New Plymouth once or twice a year. Life Unlimited now works…