Minor Adaptations Assistance
Minor Adaptation Assistance will be awarded on a discretionary basis to all tenures to pay for qualifying adaptations to their home. The following adaptations may be considered for the fast track process:
- Straight and Curved Stairlifts
- Ramps (unless extremely complex and this then be at the discretion of the Occupational Therapist Manager)
- Handrails and Steps
- Door Widening
- Minor Electrical Works
As with other forms of discretionary assistance under these policies, the approval of Minor Adaptations Assistance is subject to the availability of resources.
A non-means tested 100% financial assistance to all tenures. A combination of minor or where additional adaptations are required within a 12 Month period will go through the DFG process
All applications for Minor Adaptations Assistance must be supported by an Adaptation Care Plan
produced by the Occupational Therapist for Social Services.