Our Services Support Services Environmental Adaptations
Peace of mind to move in, out, and around your home
Whether your difficulties are getting in, and out of your home or
getting around your home.
Don’t Worry because we can help you.
We understand you may no longer be able to get in and out of the
bath, or you may be finding it difficult to get up and down stairs.
Maybe getting to your car, or garden, is a trial because of steps,
distance or the terrain.
We know having access to your community and social activities is
important for both your mental and physical wellbeing and we want
to help you.
How we can help
Our Occupational Therapists will meet you and your family face-to-
face and complete an assessment of your needs.
Dependability’s Occupational Therapists can recommend
suitable environmental adaptations.
Provide a detailed design brief with CAD drawings if required.
Oversee design work, and project manage installation.
Provide you with plans so you can hire your own construction
Recommend builders we work with regularly.
Self- Funded Adaptations
Our experience will ensure that the solutions we provide, as well as
being practical and cost- effective, are the best possible aesthetic fit
for your home.
The builders we work with normally adapt a bathroom within 10 days.
The cost of a bathroom adaptions start at approximately £4,500 for a
level access shower.
Is to Help people to remain at home for longer and as independently
Local Authority Funded Adaptations
Local Authorities can provide a Disabled Facility Grant to assist with
Disabled works. This can be up to £30,000. This is a means tested
Further information on Disabled Facility Grants, who is eligible for
them, and how to apply, can be found here.
An Environmental Adaptation
is the term Occupational
Therapists use to describe
the modifications that can be
made to a living space or a
Accessing your property
Access to the garden
Adaptations can enable a
person who has become
unable to perform everyday
activities, do them again
more safely and easily giving
Types of More Specialist
Closomat Toilet – This will
wash and dry you
automatically after use,
reduces infection and
Ceiling Track Hoists – These
are easier for carers to use
and provide ease of
transfer from bed to chair
or can be used to enable
Adapting your home can
bring many benefits.
Safety – 90% of accidents
involving elderly people
happen in the bathroom.
Confidence - a person is able
to complete tasks they could
not do without the
Reduced Falls – A fall can
have huge consequences,
causing long term disability,
and can lead to infection and
or a significant stay in
Independence – Regaining
independence over bathing
or going up stairs we have
found improves peoples
psychological outlook that
goes far beyond the amenity
provided by the adaptation.