Adaptations and equipment

If you are disabled and find it difficult to cope in your home you may be able to get adaptations carried out to make your home easier for you to use.

Adaptations may include:

  • grab rails located in the bathroom or at the entrance
  • widening doors for wheelchair access
  • a level access shower
  • a stair lift
  • a ramp.

All adaptations are considered by the Council's Occupational Therapy Service who will recommend what works would help you most.

In some situations if may not be feasible to adapt your home and, in those situations, the Occupational Therapist will offer to complete a Housing Needs Assessment to be used to support a move to a more appropriate property.

All adaptations to council-owned properties are free of charge. But if your property has been valued under the Right-to-Buy scheme we will treat you as a private householder.  For privately owned properties (home owners, private and housing association tenants) major adaptations would be completed via a Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG)

Further advice

For further information about this type of adaptation contact the Housing Adaptation Service

You can contact us in the following ways:


Telephone: 0208 583 3878

In person at:
Community Services
Hounslow House
7 Bath Road
​​​​TW3 3EB


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