Art of Care

We care about all of our clients 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 clients to take a holistic view of their family needs, not just for now but how this will adapt for the future. 

Art of Care Services

Bathrooms

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. 

Bathroom

Bedrooms

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. 

Bedroom

Outdoor Space

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.

Woman in Wheelchair in Greenhouse

Kitchens

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.

Kitchen

Living Areas

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.

Cozy Living Room

Adaptations

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.

Home Nurse Making Bed

Funding Process

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. Further information can be found here.

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

Disabled Facility Grant Process

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Eligibility Calculator

See if you may be eligible by using our quick calculator.

 

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