Clear, practical advice on daily living equipment
If you or someone living in your property is disabled you may qualify for a disabled facilities grant towards the cost of providing adaptations and facilitates to enable the disabled person to continue to live there. Such grants are given by local councils under Part I of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996.
There are a number of sources of funding which may be available to help you with the cost of a stairlift or through-floor lift if you live in your own home including:
Grants and loans are usually means tested and the application process can take several months.
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