Art of Care
We care about all of our customers and we understand the special care and hand holding our Disabled Facility Grant clients need to navigate getting the right work done. We work with our customers to take a holistic view of their family needs, not just for now but how this can adapt for the future.
Art of Care Services
An invigorating shower or a relaxing bath? Design your bathroom to set up for the day and to wind down at night. We can install everything from non slip flooring to walk in baths and sit in showers.
With more research than ever promoting the healthy benefits of a good night sleep maybe now is the time to take a look at your bedroom environment. Let us help you set the scene to encourage a relaxing and restorative sleep. We can work with speciality bed installations including mechanisms to assist getting in and out.
Taking the indoor out or bring the outdoor in, your outside space is an extension of your home. From managing the ground work to building multipurpose outdoor rooms, don't let the British weather stop your enjoyment of outdoors! Finding it challenging to get outdoors, we have multiple solutions such as ramps and raising flower beds to ensure you can continue to enjoy a space you love.
The new hub of the home. How will you use it today vs the future. Is it for eating together or a second living area? Do you need to think about storage and accessibility? We can lower work surfaces, ovens and hobs and position sockets for ease of access.
TV zone, TV free zone? Family or adult space? With some clever design it can be everything. We can widen doorways and install flooring that makes wheelchair access easy from room to room.
In addition to exploring the individual room galleries take a look at all of the other adaptations we can do that are room agnostic. It may be a simple aid or accessory that would make all the difference to how you live.
There are a number of reasons why people may need disability adaptations made to their homes. Did you know you may be eligible for a Disabled Facilities Grant to help fund the changes you need within you home to maintain your independence?
We can walk you though options that may available to you and if you are eligible we can support you right through to the end. To find out more see Disabled Facility Grants.
If you are funding the adaptations yourself we can start when you are ready to.
Disabled Facility Grants
A Disabled Facilities Grant or DFG is available from Local Authorities to pay for essential housing adaptations to help disabled people stay in their own homes.
It is available in England and Wales.
What does it pay for?
The grant is able to pay for changes the council consider essential for the disabled person to live an independent life. The changes must be "necessary to meet your needs" and the work must be "reasonable and practical" gov.uk website.
This may include:
Widening doors and installing ramps, or stairlifts
Building or adapting a bathroom or bedroom
Adapting heating and lighting
Providing easy access to the garden
For further information see Isle of Wight Council website or click here.