Home Adult social care and health Paying for care Disabled facilities grant You may be able to get money to help you make changes to your home (an ‘adaptation’). The Disabled Facilities Grant can help you with home adaptations costing over £1,000. Home adaptationsChanges to your home should be necessary and appropriate to your needs, such as:giving you access to your home and facilitiesmaking your home safer for youimproving the heating system in your homeYou can use the grant to:install access rampswiden door waysinstall a stair lifthave a level access shower fittedHow to applyContact Adult Social Care to arrange for an occupational therapist to provide you with advice and an eligibility assessment in your own home. If you’re eligible you’ll be referred to your local district or borough council.You or the property owner can apply for the grant as long as you intend to live in the property for 5 years (the ‘grant period’).The grant you receive will be the difference between your contribution and the cost of the adaptation. A maximum of £30,000 is available for mandatory grants. Grants over this amount can be given, but this will be your local council’s decision.Adaptation completion times70% of major adaptations are completed within 12 months and stair lifts within 6 months.Your local council will give you more accurate completion times for your area. Help us improve this page Hide content Was this page helpful? Yes It was helpful, but Please select a reasonthere's a broken link it's hard to understand it's incorrect it's outdated it's too long Other No Please select a reasonit didn't answer my question it's not detailed enough it's hard to understand it's incorrect it's outdated it's too long Other Details Email address We’ll only use this to ask for more detail if we need to.