The report:
Examines the effect of recent changes to the Disabled Facilities Grant programme, drawing on research carried out within the home improvement agency sector
Looks at the challenges presented by the complexity of the process, the funding shortages and the lack of partnership working
Asks why home improvement agencies are needed to deliver adaptations
Sets out examples of innovation and good practice in delivering major adaptations
Spells out how adaptations can move from a provider-led to a client-led process, and
Makes recommendations for the future development of home improvement agencies in relation to delivering major adaptations.

Publisher: Foundations
Published Date: 2010
Length: 44pp