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The Preventative Adaptations (PAD Team)

PAD for Older People's Homes scheme is a completely free service for all people aged 60 and over living in the Nottingham City Council Area.

You can be a Nottingham City Council tenant, a homeowner or be in privately rented accomodation.

If in private rented accommodation permission from your landlord may be required for some adaptations.

Aims to:

  • Increase safety in the home for older people
  • Reduce falls
  • Facilitate timely discharge from hospital

All costs for the PAD Scheme adapatations are met by Nottingham City Council using funds allocated jointly by NHS Nottingham City.

Following a risk assessment, adaptations may include:

  • Grab rails by the bath or enterence doors
  • An additional stair rail
  • Raising an arm chair
  • Replacing a high step to front or rear enterence door with shallow steps
  • Referral to AgeUK for fire safety assessment and free smoke alarm
  • Threshold strips

Refer through Metropolitan signposting scheme 0115 876 2485

 

 

Who to contact

Telephone
0115 876 2485
Website
www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/

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