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Adapting your home

Within the Wakefield area there are a number of different services that can assist with equipment and adaptations to your property. Examples include: wet rooms, grab rails, ramps, stair lifts. Different eligibility criteria apply, information about these services can be accessed below:

Adaptations Service
Wakefield District Housing Special Needs and Disability Service
Community Occupational Therapy Service
Community Equipment Store

To ensure you access the correct service, you can contact Wakefield Council Social Care Direct on 0345 8 503 503 who can assist you with your enquiry. Further methods for contacting Social Care Direct can be found here.

A Disabled Facilities Grant may be accessed by residents living in the Wakefield district that are disabled and need to make changes to their home. The grant is financially assessed and you will need to meet eligibility criteria. Further information is available from Wakefield Council or at GOV.UK

The following equipment suppliers provide disability related equipment which could enable you to remain independent.

  • All Care Mobility
    19-21, Aire Street, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 1JJ
    0800 197 1599
  • Eden Mobility Ltd
    25a Westgate
    WF1 1JZ
    Sales: 01924 566 439
  • Ossett Mobility
    24, Bank Street, Ossett, WF5 8NL
    01924 261435
  • Park Gate Mobility
    98, Denby Dale Road
    WF2 7AH
    01924 239778
  • Ross Care
    White Rose Shopping Centre
    Churwell, Leeds
    0113 277 3636
Last updated: 5/12/2023