Home adaptations in later life
Getting the right home adaptations can help an older or disabled person stay safe and independent in their own home for as long as possible.
Installing a stairlift
A stairlift can help you live more independently at home – but it is a big investment. Find out if it's the right option for you.
Ramps for the home
If getting in and out of your home is a challenge, fitting a ramp could help. We explain the different types of ramps, with tips on where to fit them.
If you’re having difficulty moving around your home because of poor balance or decreased mobility, it may be helpful to install grab rails.
Installing and fixing grab rails
If you’ve decided that grab rails would help you around your home, it’s important to make sure they are properly installed.
We explain your options for making bathing easier – including walk-in baths, walk-in showers and wet rooms.
Financial assistance for home adaptations
Different help is available, depending on your circumstances. We explain what’s on offer and how to find out more.
Use our checklists to review the basic safety aspects of your home – such as lighting, heating, power and furniture.
Simple technological aids can help make your life easier and safer, and give you more peace of mind.
Live-in care helps you to stay in your own home rather than move to a care home. Find out if it could be right for you.