Get help with home adaptations

  1. Home adaptations and equipment
  2. Minor Fixings
  3. Minor Adaptations (You are here)
  4. Major Adaptations
  5. Arranging an assessment
  6. How we assess your needs
  7. Costs of adaptations

Minor Adaptations

These include

  • Fencing
  • Door re-hanging / changing (sliding)
  • Door widening (internal & external)
  • Tubular steel handrails (under 14M)
  • Easy going steps
  • Lever taps
  • Strip lights (internal/external)
  • Door opening/entry systems
  • Additional electrical sockets (for disability equipment)
  • Boxing in stairs
  • Drop kerbs (pedestrian)
  • Lighting
  • Glass
  • Ventilation

These adaptions:

  • are under £1000 in value.
  • require an Occupational Therapist or other authorised person to recommend the adaptations
  • require no financial assessment
  • may involve a small amount of construction work.
  • should be started within 28 days from date of order with the contractor.

Further information is available in our Aids & Adaptations Policy.

Download the policy

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