Practical Briefing on the Disabled Facilities Grant System in England

dfg-picture-front-coverA new briefing from Care and Repair England ‘Disabled Facilities Grant – a system of help with home adaptations for disabled people in England – an overview’ briefing

Written by Sue Adams, this practical briefing provides an overview of the Disabled Facilities Grant system in England. It covers what it is, who it helps, who decides, who funds, evidence of its benefit and looks at issues for the future.

It concludes that home adaptations have a critical role in supporting independent living, efficient delivery of health and care closer to home, reduction in delayed transfers of care, better management of long term conditions and the prevention of falls.

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