Home Improvement Agency ServiceHelp with adaptations and repairs to your home
What does it do?
Care & Repair Daventry District is dedicated to helping older people, people with disabilities, children and vulnerable people to live in safety and with dignity in the comfort of their own homes.
Its friendly team can:
- Offer advice on necessary home improvements and adaptations
- Help people access grants and other support to allow the work to be carried out
- Project manage work - even privately funded work
Who it is for?
Disabled or elderly people.
Where it is available?
What it costs:
Our advice is free unless you are undertaking private (self-funded) building work, where a small fee will be charged.
How to access or apply for it:
See contact details above
What to expect then:
We will arrange for a member of our friendly team to visit you to discuss and assess your needs:
Advise on any grants and funding that might be available and help you fill out the application forms and other necessary paperwork
- Assist you by obtaining competitive estimates and architectural drawings for the work from trusted contractors
- Work with contractors, occupational therapists and other organisations on your behalf to take the stresses and strains out of the process
- Keep you fully informed and involved throughout the process, right through to completion of works
- Arrange for the work to take place at a time to suit you
- Make sure the job is completed to everyone's satisfaction before arranging for payment.
Care & Repair Daventry District can help with a range of home improvements and adaptions, including:
- Home adaptations, including the installation of level access showers and bathroom solutions
- Access solutions, such as ramps, handrails, lifts, hoists, the widening of doors, and driveway and parking solutions
- Conversions, including ground floor bathroom and bedroom adaptions and garage conversions
- Repairs to leaky roofs and guttering and replacements for draughty and rotten windows and doors
- Essential minor repair works
- Central heating repairs and installation.