From making meals to getting up and down the stairs, try these practical steps to make your home work for you.
Home adaptations to simplify home tasks
Making some simple changes to your home could make it more comfortable for you. It’s not always easy to know where to start – especially if you’ve lived in your house 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.
You may be able to get financial help to pay for the home adaptations and equipment you need.
How you can 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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