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Minor Adaptations

Officer fitting grab rail.

This is a partnership with Angus Council Social Work to fit minor adaptations to suit your needs.  Referrals are made by an Occupational Therapist however referrals for grab rails can be made direct from the client.

Key Benefits

Dedicated joiner fitting the aids / equipment with proven skills and experience

Clients are contacted first to arrange suitable date for visit

Opportunity to feedback to Care and Repair / Social Work on the service received

Items supplied

Banister rails – A second banister rail to make it easier to ascend and descend the stairs. (Only by recommendation of the Occupational Therapist unless the client wishes to pay for the materials in which case they can go through the small repairs service)

 

Key Safes – Useful if you have a lot of service providers coming into your home and aren’t always able to let them in.  This is a code operated safe which stores a spare key for your home.  The code for the safe is only given to those who will need to access your home and do not have their own key. (Only by recommendation of the Occupational Therapist).

 

Lowered thresholds - To eliminate hazards of tripping on a threshold.  Especially useful for those who need to use a wheelchair or walking frame. (Only by recommendation of the Occupational Therapist).

 

Grab rails – Internal or external rails can be supplied and fitted either by the recommendation of the Occupational Therapist or, if the client is happy to indicate where the rail should go, a request can be made direct to Care and Repair without an Occupational Therapist assessment.

For more information please call 01307 463232 and ask to speak to Helen or Kath.