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Hospital Discharge & Dementia Friendly Grants

Tuesday , June , 22 2021
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Free non-means tested grants to enable hospital discharge

Homelife Carlisle provide free non means tested hospital discharge grants to anyone who is in hospital, or has recently been discharged, and requires emergency repairs or measures to get them home. Essentials works include:

  • Installation of Key-Safes
  • Deep clean & clearance
  • Heating repairs
  • Boiler & gas fire servicing
  • Gas safety check – including cookers
  • Replacing gas fires for electric – where oxygen is used
  • Gas capping
  • Electrical repairs

To qualify a member of your household must be in hospital or a respite setting. At our discretion you may still qualify if you have been discharged from hospital within the last 7 days. The application must be verified by a health, social care, or community sector professional.

To apply please download the hospital discharge application form
To see what the grant covers please download our hospital discharge grant flyer

Dementia Friendly Grants

We have non-means tested grants up to the value of £3,000 to help people with Dementia or memory problems make changes to the home that would support them to live in their own home safely for longer. An example of measures may be:

  • Installation of Key-Safes
  • Deep clean & clearance
  • Heating repairsBoiler & gas fire servicing
  • Gas safety check- including cookers
  • Replacing gas fires for electric
  • Gas capping
  • Electrical repairs
  • Lighting
  • Colour contrast decoration
  • Safety flooring
  • Carbon monoxide/heat/cold alarms
  • Lockable medicine boxes

To qualify we require a recommendation of works from a relevant professional (e.g. health or the community care sector) Our grants are available regardless of tenure unless the work required is the landlord’s responsibility (e.g. gas servicing)

To apply please download the Dementia Friendly grant application

To see what the grant covers please download our Dementia Friendly grant flyer

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