Housing, home aids and adaptations

Housing, home aids and adaptations

This section lists organisations that can offer advice and information about the types of equipment, aids and adaptations to your property that might help. For example, you might want to find out about the kinds of equipment that can help the person you care for, or ways to make it safer and easier for you to provide care.

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7 Records in Housing, home aids and adaptations.

  • Action for Blind People

    1st Floor 105 Judd Street, London,, WC1H 9NE

    Telephone: 0303 123 9999 (Helpline), 020 7391 2151 (London action team)

    Description: Action for Blind People offers free, impartial information, advice and support to blind and partially sighted people, their families, friends and carers.

  • Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC)

    3rd Floor, Camelford House, 89 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TP

    Telephone: 0800 377 7070 (FirstStop advice line)

    Description: The EAC is a national charity that aims to help older people make informed choices about their housing and care needs.

  • MS Society grants and short breaks

    MS Society Grants Team, MS National Centre, 372 Edgware Road, London, NW2 6ND

    Telephone: 0300 500 8084 (Grants Team)

    Description: This charity provides grants to people affected by MS for items or activities they need, such as equipment, adaptations, short breaks, and other support.

  • Papworth Trust

    Papworth Trust, Bernard Sunley Centre, Papworth Everard, Cambridge, CB23 3RG

    Telephone: 0800 952 5000, or by text message (SMS) on 07860 021210

    Description: Papworth Trust is a charity that supports disabled people and their carers with a range of services and advice.

  • Relatives and Residents Association

    The Relatives & Residents Association, 1 The Ivories, 6-18 Northampton Street, London, N1 2HY

    Telephone: 020 7359 8136 (Monday - Friday 9:30 - 4:30pm)

    Description: This association supports people by giving them the information and guidance they need to make confident and informed choices – whether about choosing a care home, paying for care, adjusting to being in care, or complaining about the quality of care they, or a relative or friend, are receiving.

  • St Mary's Parish Support Fund

    c/o The Parish Office, St Mary's Crypt, Battersea Church Road, London, SW11 3NA

    Telephone: 020 7228 9648

    Description: The St Mary's Parish Support Fund offers one-off grants for people in need who live in the parish area.

  • Which? Elderly Care

    Description: Which? Elderly Care is a website that gives free, independent and practical advice about caring for older people, including about the different housing options and ways of funding care.