There are numerous outlets with a huge range of equipment available to help you around the house. The choice and variety can be confusing but here are a few points to bear in mind:
You may be able to obtain some equipment through an Occupational Therapy assessment from City of York Council.
City of York Council has information about equipment to help with sensory impairment.
Information about fire safety and smoke alarms is available from City of York Council.
For information, advice and suggestions about the types of equipment that could help you in your home, please visit our interactive Equipment House page.
The Handypersons service at Yorkshire Housing is able to assist with fitting a key safe.
You can contact them on 0345 366 4404 or visit the Yorkshire Housing website.
The Age UK Home Services Directory also lists handy persons who are able to assist with fitting of a key safe.
Contact them on telephone number 01904 627995 or visit the Age UK website.
The Disability Living Foundation runs the 'Ask Sara' service containing a self help guide and advice on daily living equipment.
A list of factsheets on a range of daily living equipment such as features to look for when choosing equipment is also available to download from the site.
Living Made Easy produces a catalogue of independent living equipment.
Last reviewed: 02/05/2018
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