Extra Funding to Support People in Their Own Homes (Department of Health)

Summary

Norman Lamb, Care and Support Minister, has announced an extra £40m for the Disabled Facilities Grant. The money will be used to help older people have better quality of life and remain independent in their own homes for longer.

“Research shows that for every £1,000 spent through the Disabled Facilities Grant, the quality of life gains are estimated at £1,723 per year.”

Read more: Extra funding announced to support people in their own homes. Department of Health.

[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 5, January 2013].

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