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Small Repairs Service

Small repairs Team

If you think you need your home adapted to meet your changing needs we are able to offer advice and in many cases assistance. The type of work involves; for example repairs and maintenance or fitting hand rails

You do not pay for our help and advice, however there might be a charge if materials are used by our Small Repairs Service, if you need larger works carried out there may be costs involved. However we will advise and should there be any grants or loans available we should be able to help you to apply.

We can:

  • Carry out a wide range of Minor Works or Repair, Improvement, and Adaptation to homeowners and private tenants.
  • Assess your home for Safety and Security.
  • Offer advice with costs and how to access appropriate grants and other financial help.
  • Involve other agencies where appropriate for further advice and assistance.
  • Refer to suitable contractors or the Care and Repair core service for works beyond the scope of the Small Repairs Service.

Examples of work:

  • Minor Adaptations related to Hospital Discharge: Grab Rails, Hand Rails, Ramps, Trip Hazards, etc.
  • Repair or fit home safety and security measures.
  • Minor plumbing repairs.
  • General Household Repairs and Maintenance Works.

Works DO NOT include:

  • Painting and decorating.
  • Gardening/grass cutting.
  • Domestic chores/cleaning.
  • Large projects.

If you have worries about repairs or maintenance we are here to listen and help