Home Improvement Agency Service

Independent Charity for the older and/or disabled homeowner

What does it do?

When a client needs repairs, improvement or adaptations to their home to enable them to remain there, Argyll & Bute Care & Repair will assist with grant applications, estimates and co-ordinate contractors.

The service also provides (in conjunction with Occupational Therapists) fitting of minor aids and adaptations, home safety and security advice and installation of tele-healthcare devices.

In addition there is a small repairs service with a small charge for minor jobs round the home.

Who it is for?

Older (60 years or more) and/or disabled homeowner or private sector tenant

What it costs:

Small repair services have a small charge - grants can be available for major adaptations but the percentage is dependant on income, advice and assistance is free.

How to access or apply for it:

Most people are referred by Occupational Therapists, Social Work or self referral.

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