Adapting your home: repairs and improvements

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Simple adaptations could enable you to stay in your own home for longer.

Stairlifts advice

Are you interested in adapting your home to better suit your needs as you age? Get your free guide to find out how.

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Financial help with repairs and adaptations

About the assistance available to homeowners and tenants to help them meet the costs of improvements, repairs and adaptations.

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Disability equipment

We explain the sources of funding for disability equipment, list providers and where you can borrow equipment.

Handyperson services

Our handyperson services can fit stair and grab rails, door chains and locks and can advise on how to save money on your energy bills.
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We are grateful for the generous support of Dr Naim Dangoor CBE
and The Exilarch's Foundation

Your Age UK

Set your location to see what Age UK offers in your local area.

Age UK Advice:
0800 169 6565
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Gifted Housing Service

Donate your property to Age UK and enjoy security and peace of mind. We’ll support you to stay living there and help you with maintenance, and with the costs and worries of home ownership.

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Tailored Home Insurance

Designed specifically with the needs of the over 50s in mind, and no hidden fees guaranteed.

Provided by Ageas Insurance Limited.

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