New House of Commons DFG Briefing Paper from Wendy Wilson & David Foster (July 2018). Issued every year or so and provides an excellent update.
Download Briefing Paper HERE
Introduction to Briefing Paper on HoC website HERE
Very handy House of Commons Briefing Paper from Wendy Wilson and Claire Fears. Usually issued every year or so and provides an excellent update.
Visit DFG Briefing (2016) for for full pdf download.
Lockable safety device for existing gas cooker pipework. Carer can easily turn the valve on
and off, enabling the vulnerable person to continue to use their gas cooker safely. When the valve is locked, the cooker can’t be unintentionally turned on or left on when the carer or relative is out of the room.
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Product suggestion by Dawood Haddadi – Environmental Health & Housing Consultancy (EHHC) and Viva Access trainer.
CARE ACT 2014 – GUIDANCE FOR OTS
(including section on Disabled Facilities Grants)
A series of guides to the Care Act 2014 has been developed by the College of Occupational Therapists.
They focus on four areas of the Act:
Click HERE to download a copy.
Report on a BRE research project which considers the cost-benefits of preventative home interventions by reducing the need for NHS treatment and reducing the subsequent need for reactive home adaptations in as many cases as possible.
Should be of interest to OTs, adaptations officers and grants departments – and to managers, policy makers and budget holders in particular.
A summary of the report is available free of charge HERE.
The full report is available to download from the BRE website for £30 – visit http://www.brebookshop.com/details.jsp?id=327646
The BRE Bookshop can be visited at http://www.brebookshop.com