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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.

Tips for a comfortable home

From using the bathroom to getting up and down the stairs, these practical tips may help you make your home work for you.

Paying for adaptations

There may be financial help available to you to pay for home adaptations and the equipment that you need.

“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."

Carol cares for her husband Fred

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Last updated: Dec 20 2022

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