Home adaptations

The centre argued that it was “imperative” the Government continued to fund the Disabled Facilities Grant so that home adaptations could be put in place, as they are cost-effective and reduce the pressures on the health service.

Cllr Ian Hudspeth, the LGA’s Community Wellbeing Board, said: “Councils are committed to keeping people at home and independent for as long as possible. As the report highlights, councils and partners are using a range of forward- thinking initiatives to adapt and improve homes, to ensure homes are accessible.”

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