Advice and information on benefits and grants managed by the council and central government.
The Scheme of Assistance Regulations 2008 introduced a minimum 80% grant funding for mandatory adaptations. The aim is to assist home owners or private tenants to stay in their homes.
A discretionary grant may be available for the following adaptations:
Stairlifts are now assessed through the Community Health and Care Partnership Occupational Therapy Team.
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A Minimum grant of 50% or up to 100% assistance by way of income related means testing or on production of prescribed benefits.
Extensions to homes to provide additional living/sleeping accommodation or work to create accommodation in a separate building from the current living accommodation ARE NOT included within the scope of a discretionary grant.