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Disabled Bathroom Grants, Council Funded Support

What Is A Disabled Facilities Grant?

Councils offer Disabled Facilities Grant support for people who have registered disabilities so that they can make their homes more accessible and usable. These changes may include:

  • Widen doors and install ramps
  • Improve access to facilities & rooms – e.g., stairlifts or a downstairs bathroom
  • Provide a heating system suitable for your needs
  • Adapt heating or lighting controls to make them easier to use

Who Qualifies To Apply For A Grant?

Housing association residents, private landlords, and private homeowners can apply to the municipal government for a Disabled Facilities Grant whether they or someone they live with is disabled. Landlords that have a disabled tenant may still apply.

Am I Eligible?

If you are disabled or eligible to register as disabled, have a low wage, with assets of less than £6000, you might be eligible. Additional information will be given upon request by our experienced team members.

How Do I Apply?

Your local council should assist you with your application for a Disabled Facilities Grant. You can find more information here.

What Will Happen Next?

Before you make your decision, your council will be able to arrange an occupational therapist to visit your home. Then once your application is approved, contact our team so we can arrange to meet with you at home and discuss your bathroom renovation options.

How Long Would It Take To Approve A Grant?

It depends on which local authority you apply to and how long it takes for them to accept your application. On average, it takes 12-14 weeks, but more complicated installations can take longer.

Don’t forget we also offer a Price Match Guarantee

  1. Please apply before confirming your order. We cannot refund the difference after you’ve purchased from us.
  2. Your claim must be supported by a written quotation for the relevant product and service from the retailer/company.
  3. AHM Installations’ quoted price is for a total bathroom adaptation, we will therefore Price Match Promise on the total price provided by an alternative supplier and not for each individual product/service.
  4. The product(s) and service(s) must be comparable in all material aspects including style, quality, materials and structure. We reserve the right to refuse to beat the price of items not deemed to be equivalent at our sole discretion.
  5. The price match guarantee excludes tiles.
  6. AHM Installations reserves the right to withdraw or amend this price match promise at any time without notice.

VAT Exemption Guidance

Did you know that we can deduct the VAT on our products and installations if you are disabled or over 60 and require a bathroom adaptation to help you live more comfortably? If this applies to you, talk to the surveyor during the home visit and they will happily advise.

Information On The Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG)

If you’re accepted for your Disabled Facilities Grant and have received your provisional approval, we can assist you with planning permission and any design questions.

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