Decision details

Aids and Adaptations Policy 2022 - 2027

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Cabinet will be asked to approve the Aids and Adaptations Policy 2022-2027, setting out how the Council will enable private homeowners, housing association tenants and private tenants with disabilities to live as independently as possible in good quality homes that meet their needs through aids and adaptations.


Cabinet resolved to:


(i)  Approve the Aids and Adaptations Policy 2022-27 as set out at Appendix A to the report;


(ii)  Agree the proposed additional project uses for the Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) Capital Allocation as set out in paragraphs 2.9 - 2.16 of the report; and


(iii)  Delegate authority to the Strategic Director, Children and Adults, and Commissioning Director, Care and Support, in consultation with the Cabinet Member and Champion for Disabled People, to revise, prioritise and/or withdraw discretionary assistance in line with the Aids and Adaptations Policy as appropriate, considering the Council’s available resources and annual funding allocations.

Report author: Louise Hider-Davies

Publication date: 20/04/2022

Date of decision: 19/04/2022

Decided at meeting: 19/04/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 28/04/2022

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