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THE ADAPTATION SERVICE

Inverclyde Care and Repair provides free, confidential and practical advice and services for residents within Inverclyde who are over 60; are disabled homeowners or are tenants of private landlords. The Care and Repair service aims to help this sector of society maintain their independence and live comfortably and safely in their own homes and to remain within their community. Our staff are enthusiastic, compassionate and deliver a high standard of customer service with a sensitive approach.

We know that in order to provide a consistently high standard of customer service we must tailor our delivery to meet the needs of each client. 

The Care & Repair Adaptations service can:

Provide advice and information on a range of housing matters

We may be able to assist you with a variety of housing issues including applying for social housing, marketing your home, applying for grant funding for costs associated with moving, (should you require to move for medical reasons and as a result of an assessment carried out by an Occupational Therapist).


Assist with repairs, improvements and/or adaptations to your home

We offer a range of assistance including obtaining  and checking quotes, applying for building warrants, project managing works relating to adaptations, offering advice on repairs issues and assisting clients with identifying reliable contractors to carry out work in their home.


Provide technical support 

On receipt of a referral from an Occupational Therapist we will project manage all elements of adaptations work, from applying for funding to signing off completed works. 


Explore available financial support 

We have established relationships with a number of local and national charities that may be able to part fund repairs or adaptations, our team of staff can make applications on our clients behalf.


Co-ordinate agreed works required to allow residents to remain at home 

Our Technical and Project Officers will liaise with clients, contractors and funders to ensure that adaptations are carried out with as little impact on our clients as possible. The Contractors that we recommend have worked with closely with our team to ensure that they deliver an excellent service to our clients.

If you would like further advice or assistance about the above, or any other matter please do not hesitate to contact our office.