Stairlift Grants in Cork 2022 – €8.7m Funding Announced for Housing Adaptation Grants in Cork
Both Cork local authorities have confirmed a combined funding of more than €8.7 million to spend on helping the elderly and people with disabilities remain living at home independently through the Housing Adaptation Scheme.
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Getting up and down the stairs can be a very demanding experience so investing in a good, reliable stairlift can really help you a lot. As you age, it’s very hard to maintain a lot of power in your legs, and this can be troublesome if you have stairs in your home. With a stairlift, you have the ability to remove all those issues so that you can have a much better quality of life in the comfort of your own home.
Stair Lift Prices
The cost of getting a stairlift in Cork will depend on the type of stairs you have and any additional features you may require. For a quick quote, phone our head office on 045 888811 or read our Stairlift Prices Guide for guide prices and further details.
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If you are concerned about the cost of a stairlift, applying for a stairlift grant may be an option for you.
We are an approved Cork City and Cork County Council stairlift supplier and help with grant applications on a regular basis so please phone or email us and we can advise which grant is best for your needs.
Many people believe that the HSE offers the grants for the elderly and disabled in Cork, but it is in fact Cork County Council and Cork City County Council that offer the grants.
There are two grant options available to help with the cost of a stairlift: a Housing Adaptation Grant and a Mobility Aid Grant. Both are means tested and the total household income is assessed to determine if you qualify for the grant and the amount available to help with the cost of work required. If you require a stairlift urgently, contact your local authority office to find out how long grant applications are taking to process as it can vary.
Cork Council Contact Information
Cork County Council – Housing Grants Section
Address: Cork County Council Headquarters, County Hall, Carrigrohane Road, Cork, Ireland
Telephone: (022) 30421
Stairlift Installation – the Process
If a professional therapist has assessed your needs and recommended a stairlift, you will then need to find out how much one for your home will cost.
Purchasing a stairlift and installing it is not that hard to do at all. To begin with, our stairlift specialist will pay a visit to your house to survey your stairs. They will discuss the options available to you and provide you with a free, no obligation quote.
Once you proceed with the order, our office will arrange an installation day that suits and our fully qualified stairlift engineers will perform the installation process and give you a demonstration on how to operate the lift. They will ensure that you are completely comfortable operating the stair lift before they leave. Installation only takes a few hours.
Curved stairlifts are a bespoke product so if you proceed with a curved stairlift, we will arrange to visit your home again to perform a detailed measurement of your stairs. Curved stairlift installations take approx. 3 – 5 hours.
We supply only the best quality and most reliable stairlifts on the market. We aim to make the entire process as effortless as possible for you. Within no time, you will be able to navigate your stairs with ease and comfort, offering you and your family peace of mind.
No matter if you want to purchase a stairlift for yourself or for your parents, a stairlift will provide independence and peace of mind. Improve the way you move around your home and relieve the pressure on your legs, all thanks to this revolutionary tool. Invest in a stairlift right now and you will not be disappointed!
FAQs about Stairlifts
We have compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions about stairlifts which we hope you will find useful.
If have any enquiries about stairlifts in Cork, feel free to reach out to Antoinette, Jennifer or Jacinta in the office, who can organise a home visit and quote. We will tailor a stair lift solution that fits all types of budgets and environments. 1890-837274 or email email@example.com.
March 31st 2022
€8.7m for Cork under housing adaptation scheme
THE two Cork local authorities will between them have funding of more than €8.7 million to spend this year on helping the elderly and people with disabilities to remain living independently in their own homes.
Under the Housing Adaptation Grant the exchequer will provide 80% of the total amount to be spent on works over the course of the year, with the local authorities making up the 20% shortfall.
In the case of Cork County Council, the Government has allocated funding of €4,803,306, with the authority spending a further €1,300,577 – bringing the total amount to €6,002,883.
Cork City Council has been allocated €2,228,230 and will add a further €577,058 – bringing the grand total up to €2,785,288…
Source: Independent.ie Continue reading – https://www.independent.ie/regionals/corkman/news/87m-for-cork-under-housing-adaptation-scheme-41507452.html