From using the bathroom to getting up and down the stairs, these practical tips may help you make your home work for you.
Home adaptations to simplify home tasks
Simple changes to your home could make it safer and more comfortable for you, whether that means installing handrails or getting a personal alarm. It’s not always easy to know where to start – especially if you’ve lived in your house for a long time. We’re here to help you make the choices that feel right for you.
Find out more about the changes you can make at home, the equipment available and the help your local council might be able to give you.
Telehealth and telecare equipment can help you stay in control of your health and wellbeing at home.
There may be financial help available to you to pay for home adaptations and the equipment that you need.
We can help you find a trustworthy tradesperson and avoid common problems.
“We asked the local council if we qualified for any help and they sent an occupational therapist round. She was very helpful and has suggested we get some grab rails and a bath seat."
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