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Equipment and home adaptations

You can get equipment and changes to your home – ‘home adaptations’ - to help you live more comfortably, safely and independently.

Equipment and minor adaptations

You can get minor adaptations like grab rails, stair rails, small ramps or equipment to help with your daily living, such as:

You may not be charged for some adaptations or equipment that costs less than £1000.

Complete the online self-assessment form to see if you can get any equipment or minor adaptations to help you.

Major adaptations

You can get major adaptation such as widened doors, stair lifts or level access showers to your home if you have a physical disability.

What help can you get

It is important that we understand your situation before we agree to a major adaptation to your home.

If you live in a council or housing association home you will need to contact your local council or landlord to arrange any adaptations.

Other ways to get equipment

If you’re going to pay for equipment or work yourself you can go to:

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