What adaptations and alterations can be made to my home?

Aids and adaptations

We want to make sure that you can remain as independent as possible in your own home.

In some cases that may mean making slight adjustments to ensure you are as safe as possible such as installing key safes or handrails. These types of alterations are known as 'aids and adaptations' and, depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible to have the alterations made to your home.

Click here for a list of some adaptations and to fill out our request form.


Alterations covers things like making any changes to your kitchen, installing a drive or hard-standing or painting your front door.

If you want to make any alterations to your home, you may need our permission first. Click here for advice on what to do together with guidance about specific conditions and requirements for different types of alteration.