What grants can I get for a disabled bathroom?
If you need to adapt your bathroom to make it more accessible, there’s a range of grants available to help make your bathroom more user friendly.
Disabled facilities grant
The Disabled Facilities Grant is government funded grant available to those who are elderly, disabled or have long term health conditions. To be eligible, you must either own the or intend on living in the property for at least five years.
The amount you can receive depends on 2 separate criteria, your household income and household savings. However, this isn’t valid if the grant is needed for a child under the age of 18 where the parents income isn’t taken into account.
How much can you get and how do I get paid?
England – Up to £30,000
Wales – Up to £36,000
Northern Ireland – Up to £25,000
Scotland – Grant not available
The payments are made either in full upon completion or in instalments as the work progress.
How to apply?
If you’re in Wales or England, you can apply to your local council whilst in Northern Ireland you need to contact you local health and social services trust.
The Edward Gostling Foundation
The Edward Gostling Foundation is a registered charity and provides grants for disabled bathrooms in an attempt to promote independent living. The amounts available vary greatly dependent on the project, so it’s best to contact them using the link below.
How to apply?
You can apply here
Where to choose my products?
You can find a large array of disabled product here at Disabled Bathrooms UK