DISABILITY ADAPTIONS FOR DONEGAL HOUSES

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Disability Adaptions in Donegal

Does your home require an update to meet your needs? The Housing Adaptation Grant for People with a Disability is provided by the Donegal County Council (DCC). We are approved by the DCC to carry out the adaption service on their behalf. Continue reading to learn about grant eligibility and usage.

  Disability bathroom Donegal Wet Room Wetroom Shower  

What type of home is the grant for?

Your home can qualify for this grant if it is any of the following:

  • privately owned (you or your family own it);
  • rented from a landlord with a current tenancy agreement listed with the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB). Permission is required from the landlord;
  • provided by an Approved Housing Body (a list of these can be found at housing.gov.ie;
  • a communal residence – accommodation where people live together in group homes.

Who can apply?

This grant is for people with a physical, sensory, mental health or intellectual disability. It is for big changes needed to make the home more accessible.

What can the grant be used for?

You can use this grant to improve access in your home like adding:

  • a ramp or other ways to access your home;
  • grab rails;
  • bathroom facilities like an accessible shower or a downstairs toilet;
  • a stair lift;
  • space for wheelchair access;
  • an extension (typically for a bedroom and/or bathroom to accommodate a person with a disability).

How much does the grant cover?

The amount of money you get depends on your household income for the previous tax year. Find a full breakdown of the grant cover and costs by clicking here 

Disability Adaption Case Study

We installed a new bathroom, sliding door and ramp as part of a recent disability adaption. You can view the photo gallery or take a 360° walkthrough of the property by clicking here.