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									West Dorset Care and Repair offers
free advice and can help with
repairs, improvements and adaptations.




   Over                                  Need
   60?            Disabled?              help?
West Dorset Care & Repair is a local authority based Home Improvement
Agency which was set up by West Dorset District Council in 1994 to
provide advice and support to help elderly or disabled people improve,
repair and adapt their homes, helping them to live in greater comfort and
security and to maintain their independence.

We are able to:

   Visit you in your own home and listen to your needs
   Carry out a financial assessment to maximise your income and provide
   advice about both income related and disability benefits
   Identify repairs, improvements and adaptations that may be required
   Contact other services or organisations that may also be able to assist
   you
   Identify sources of funding to pay for the cost of works through
   grants, loans, charitable sources or private savings
   Provide plans, specifications and obtain statutory approvals
   Obtain competitive estimates from reliable contractors
   Supervise and liase with contractors to ensure work is carried out
   satisfactorily
   Provide housing options
These are some of the things
             we can help with -

  Re-guttering
  Re-roofing
  Replacement windows
                        Repointing
  Stairlifts
                        Replastering
  Grab rails
                        Damp proofing
  Handrails
                        Stairrails
  Window openers
                        Extensions
  Ramps
                        Overbath showers
  Shower adaptation
                        Lever taps
  Half steps
                        Grant applications
                        Financial assessments
                        Cavity wall insulation
                        Loft insulation
                        Heating
Our advice is free, although a fee may be payable if work
is carried out. Please contact:


West Dorset Care & Repair
Stratton House, 58-60 High West Street
Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1UZ

Telephone: 01305 252405
www.dorsetforyou.com

If you would like this leaflet translated into another language or
supplied in larger print or on tape please contact 01305 252405.




West Dorset Care & Repair is funded by West Dorset District Council with support from Dorset County Council,
Supporting People and Magna Housing Association.

								
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