Equipment and adaptive aids
There are lots of different types of equipment and
adaptive aids now available that can help you to
remain active and independent.
If you are looking to fund the cost of purchasing your
own equipment, many high street retailers now
stock equipment that can support people to
In most cases you would have to pay the cost of this support
yourself although if you have been assessed as needing help or
support in your daily activities or care, you may be entitled to
receive financial support from us.
Find out what support you are eligible to
receive from us.
We would look at your personal circumstances and
may provide the following:
- Assessments for equipment and minor adaptations to enable people
to live safely and independently
- Assessments for grants available through local district councils to help with the cost of
major adaptations to disabled peoples' homes
- Short periods of rehabilitation at recuperative care centres for
older people who need to practice daily living skills
- Equipment and adaptative aids Deaf, sight impaired, hard of
hearing or deafblind people
- Information and advice for disabled people and their carers
about sources of help.
Watch our videos
Joyce explains how Kent's Enablement service has helped her to
remain independent in her own home.
View a written transcript
of Joyce's video.