Equipment and adaptations
If you're struggling to live in your home because of an injury or long term illness, equipment and adaptations in your home could help you to live in your own home independently.
For more information
Disabled Facilities Grants
You could get a grant if you're disabled and need to make changes to your home, for example -
- widen doors and install ramps
- improve access to rooms and facilities - eg stair lifts or a downstairs bathroom
- provide a heating system suitable for your needs
- adapt heating or lighting controls to make them easier to use
Find out more about Disabled Facilities Grants or call (01482) 300300.
If you feel you need to move because your home isn't suitable any more because of your health issues you can register for council housing.
You can ask for an assessment of your health more information on
medical priorities which may give you a higher priority for your housing application.
If you need any more help you can fill in our online form or call 01484 300 300