Link June 2018 Volume 27 Issue 3 - Page 42

feature Enabling life’s journey A As industry leaders in wheelchair access vehicle conversions, Automobility’s main goal is to give people back their freedom. utomobility Chief Executive person with disability, along with their Officer Jeff Watters said family or carer.” Automobility has 15 years’ vehicle (row two or three conversions). One recent happy customer is Automobility is an Australia-wide Marie Mullet from Victoria. experience in understanding the company with its head office based in “It’s the convenience and space travel needs of people with disability Montrose, Victoria. It offers wheelchair that we enjoy most about our new Kia or limited mobility. access conversions for Kia, Proton and Carnival wheelchair car conversion,” Volkswagen, and provides tailored she said. “Transporting wheelchairs and other mobility equipment can solutions for an active adult, spouse be logistically challenging and or child, as well as community groups, Clare and her wheelchair in and out frustrating,” Mr Watters said. disability support organisations, taxis of the old station wagon using the and private companies. detachable ramp, and then we could “The team at Automobility is here to give you back your freedom. We Conversions include drive “I was tired of getting my daughter barely fit all the grandchildren in the car. design our wheelchair access vehicles from wheelchair, and passenger “It took us a while to make the to meet the specific needs of each conversions for front and rear of decision, but the Automobility team were so helpful and patient, and it has all been worth it!” Mr Watters said Automobility offered customers peace of mind they were dealing with the industry’s best. “Our team comprises professional mobility consultants, automotive engineers, and the best production and support staff in the industry,” he said. “We work with you to understand your needs, along with your family or carer, to offer a tailored solution and give you the support you need to remain independent.” Automobility is a registered provider of the National Disability From left: Marie Mullet and her daughter Clare, with Jeff Watters from Automobility. 42 car conversion and equipment Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Mr Watters said any item to be funded by the NDIS must be supported by clinical justification from an Occupational Therapist.