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Adaptations to your home – Newport City Homes

November 1 2019

Adaptations are aids and alterations that allow you to live safely and comfortably in your home. They help you to continue to live independently in your home for as long as possible.

Minor adaptations can be supplied directly by Newport City Homes for their tenants.

Tel: 01633  381111

Email: Aids.Adaptations@newportcityhomes.com

Visit: 195 Upper Dock Street, Newport, NP20 1DB

Examples of minor adaptations:

  • grab rails
  • bannister rails
  • lever taps
  • door intercom system
  • widening of doors for wheelchair users
  • key safes
  • external handrails
  • installation of half steps
  • small ramps for wheelchair users

For major adaptations you will need to contact Newport city council 0n 01633 656656 and ask to speak to the Community Occupational Therapy Team to come and complete an assessment.

Major adaptations include:

  • stair-lifts
  • through floor lifts
  • lever access showers
  • kitchen adaptations
  • extensions
  • large ramps for wheelchair users

If unable to adapt your current home then the Lettings team will contact you regarding a move to suitable accommodation.

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