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A number of other online and high street retailers also sell this type of product or service. You can find some approved traders on the Age UK website to install your equipment.
Assistive technology is electronic equipment that can support your safety and independence in your own home. Most district councils provide a chargeable community lifeline service. See: Lifelines, telecare and alarms
Minor adaptations and equipment for your home include items such as:
handrails at the front and / or rear entrance of your home
an additional stair rail
bathing equipment to help you get in and out of the bath or shower
bed and chair raisers
If you’re over 18 and live in the county of Leicestershire, you can complete an online self-assessment form for equipment and minor adaptations. You may be eligible for some simple equipment and minor adaptations free of charge, however, there is a waiting list and priority is given to the most vulnerable people in our community who need help the most.