Equipment and adaptations - other resources
Get details of more organisations who can help with equipment, adaptations and daily aids for people living with dementia.
- Equipment, adaptations and improvements to the home
- Types of equipment
- Where to get advice about equipment and adaptations
- How to get hold of equipment
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Using equipment and making adaptations at home
1–6 Tavistock Square
London WC1H 9NA
Age Cymru (in Wales)
Tŷ John Pathy
13/14 Neptune Court
Cardiff CF24 5PJ
Age NI (in Northern Ireland)
3 Lower Crescent
Belfast BT7 1NR
Provides information and advice for older people.
British Red Cross
London EC2Y 9AL
Offers a range of services – including care in the home, wheelchair loan and transport assistance – to help those with health issues lead a full life.
25 Portview Road
Bristol BS11 9LD
College of Occupational Therapists
106–114 Borough High Street
London SE1 1LB
Provides details of independent occupational therapists in your local area.
Disabled Living Foundation
4th floor, Jessica House
Red Lion Square
191 Wandsworth High Street
Provides information about finding some simple solutions, such as mobility aids. Includes a web tool offering advice on health, home and daily activities (asksara.dlf.org.uk). You can also arrange to visit the DLF centre to look at equipment and talk to staff.
Home improvement agencies
Home improvement agencies, also known by names such as Care and Repair or Staying Put, offer free advice and information to older and disabled homeowners who want to stay in their own homes but may need specialist equipment or adaptations in order to do so. There are over 200 home improvement agencies at present. To find out if there is one within your local authority, contact the following organisations:
Care and Repair Cymru
Staying Put Department
Fold Housing Trust
Last reviewed: January 2016
Next review due: January 2019
Reviewed by: Stephen Wey, Senior Lecturer – Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health & Life Sciences, York St John University, York and Professor Gail Mountain, Professor of Health Services Research, University of Sheffield
This information has also been reviewed by people affected by dementia.
A list of sources is available on request.