Volunteers delivering the service are trained in first aid, moving and handling, providing emotional support etc. The volunteers can use their own cars, Red Cross vehicles and if required Red Cross ambulances subject to the requirements of the service user. The service is offered to anyone who requires to be transported and where required the volunteers will accompany the service user to hospital, doctors, or any other appointment as required. We can also where required transport wheelchair service users. There is however a charge made to either the agency or individual requesting this service. Costs are quoted on the basis of requirements at the time of the request which is normally based on 52 pence per mile.
Charge: Yes, mileage
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