Care Direct - Adapting Your Home

What does it do?

The service can adapt your home to make things easier for you or your carer.
 
Types of adaptations are:

  • a ramp
  • a stair lift
  • level access shower
  • wider doors
  • wheelchair-accessible ground floor bedroom or bathroom.

Who it is for?

For anyone who is disabled or has a long term illness.

Where it is available?

Local service (Bournemouth).

What it costs:

You must receive certain benefits or have a financial assessment. You may be entitled to a Disabled Facilities Grant if you:

  • own the home you live in
  • are a private tenant
  • are a housing association tenant.

How to access or apply for it:

Contact Bournemouth Care Direct to ask for an assessment by an occupational therapist or complete an online form.

What to expect then:

An occupational therapist will visit you at home to assess your needs. If an adaptation is recommended, then you will be advised as to how the work may be funded.

Classification(s):

Info last updated:

01/03/2011
Provider
Town Hall Annexe St. Stephens Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 6EA