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“CARE AND REPAIR LEICESTER” PROGRAM

WHATHome improvement agency that helps elderly or disabled persons to repair, maintain or adapt their homes through a housing advisor visit and support during contractor work. Contractors are well known to the agency from previous home improvement work completed. Some work is completed for free, some will be charged at an agreed rate and some may be completed through eligible grants.
WHYSo that seniors who are finding that their current home no longer meets their needs and are in need of minor home modifications to make life easier can get home improvement work done and "stay put" or "age in place" and avoid moving into long-term care facilities.
WHERECare and Repair Leicester. Leicester, United Kingdom.UK.


Program Description


"We offer housing adaptions for elderly and/or disabled homeowners ranging from putting up a curtain rail through to extensions and access adaptions."
-carerepairleic.org.uk

Initial home improvement advice to elderly homeowners is free and confidential.

Care and Repair for elderly may include home improvement work such as:

-Electrical
-Plumbing and Heating Repairs, and energy efficiency measures
-Roofing, Plastering and Tiling
-Slabbing
-Fencing, Joinery
-Home Extensions, Conversions and Disability adaptations such as ramps.

The benefits for elderly who work with a care and repair or home improvement agency is that the agency is inclined to use trusted, well known contractors so that elderly do not have to worry about being taken advantage of financially or otherwise.

Financial advice is also provided for elderly on how to pay for home improvement work or assistance is provided in applying for home improvement funding grants such as form filling, claiming welfare benefits etc.

“Care and Repair Leicester” Home improvement services a Handyperson Scheme to help elderly "stay put" or "age in place" by making small repairs such as locks, doors, windows, hand rails, grab bars etc. Handyperson Repairs are subsidized and are for home modifications that should only take a few hours to complete. The organization also services a Warmth Scheme for elderly who need heating, portable heaters are provided. Other heating services include help with boiler pipes or loft insulating.

The “Care and Repair Leicester” Program home improvement agency offers services in English, Gujurati, Urdu and Hindi.
source:www.carerepairleic.org.uk

Care and Repair Home Improvment Agencies in United Kingdom UK

Care and Repair Cymru Home Improvements for Elderly and Disabled Scotland - Offers independent advice and assistance to help elderly or disabled homeowners repair, improve or adapt their homes so that they can live in comfort and safely in their own community. Scotland, United Kingdom, UK.

Care and Repair Cymru Home Improvements for Elderly and Disabled Care & Repair Cymru Wales - The "Older People's Housing Champion" is a national charity working to ensure that elderly are living safely in their homes that are still meeting their physical needs. Home improvement assistance and support is provided to elderly. In Wales, United Kingdom

Foundations National Body for Home Improvement Agency -An organization that groups together home improvement agencies, which aim to assist vulnerable, elderly, disabled or low-income homeowners to modify, repair, or adapt their homes so that they may live more independently with dignity. Also known as Care and Repair or Staying Put Schemes. England, United Kingdom UK.

Care and Repair Manchester Program - Assists elderly in home improvement, home modifications, helps them assess options, obtain finance and supports them through the repair process. So they can "stay put" or "age in place" and avoid moving into long-term care facilities. Manchester, England, United Kingdom UK

Houseproud Home Improvement Program - A not-for-profit staying put scheme helping coordinate home improvements, home repairs and adaptations to homes of elderly in the England, United Kingdom UK

Care and Repair Leicester Program - Home improvement agency that helps elderly or disabled persons to repair, maintain or adapt their homes through a housing advisor visit and support during contractor work. Home repairs and modifications allow elderly to "stay put" or "age in place" and avoid moving into long-term care facilities. Leicester, England. United Kingdom UK

Barnet Care and Repair Home Improvement Agency Program - Home improvement agency that helps elderly or disabled persons "stay put" in their own homes by repairing, maintaining or adapting their homes through a housing advisor visit and support during contractor work.London, England, United Kingdom UK

Bishop Creighton House Care and Repair Program - A home improvement agency providing support for elderly or the disabled helping them maintain their independence and remain in their own homes or "stay put" for as long as possible. London, England, United Kingdom UK

Mears's Home Improvement Agency Services Program - Through the use of home repairs, aids, home adaptations, home improvements agencies can empower elderly individuals to live independently at home. England, United Kingdom UK

FOLD Staying Put Home Improvement Program - The "FOLD-Staying Put Home Improvement" Program is similar to a care and repair or home improvement agency that helps elderly and those with disabilities by offering free practical advice and support to adapt their homes through the Housing Executive Grants Scheme. Ireland. United Kingdom, UK.


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