I have been caring for a person with severe learning disabilities (fragile X syndrome) for over 15 years. He needs constant support and is unable to use public transport because of incontinence and anxiety episodes.
My partner Ms Bell is awaiting a heart operation at St Thomas Hospital. She has benn diagnosed as having arterial fibillation and an enlarged chamber. She is not able to use public transport because she has a tendancy suffer blackouts on a daily basis
I am 70 years old and have been driving since 1970 with 70 percent no claims bonus.
They live at home with me and there is no one else to drive them about.
They can't attend medical appointments, social events, shopping etc without being driven.
! am not able to carry shopping because of a painful right knee. I have had 2 operations on it and had the cartiliges removed.