What does it do?The Care & Repair Service listens to what the older person wants and needs and putting together a package of information and repair; with support to make it happen. This includes:
A Healthy Homes Check -identifying the need for repairs, maintenance, or adaptations to prevent accidents or the worsening of existing health conditions.
Financial information - welfare benefit check and information giving, help with applying for grants for identified works to be carried out
Administration - practical help with form filling, or obtaining builders' estimates and co-ordination of work
Technical Assistance - information about approved contractors, technical surveys, plans and specifications
Monitoring - monitoring the quality of repairs and any building work