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Help with home improvements

For the elderly, disabled and those on low incomes

Home Improvements

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What we do

The Lightbulb service helps support the residents of Leicestershire to remain safe and well in their own homes. Lightbulb brings together, a range of support such as aids and adaptations, energy advice, home safety, home improvements and support with the transition from hospital to home.

Attend Anywhere

We will offer you a video appointment or drop in session using the ‘Attend Anywhere’ service if it’s suitable for you and your needs.

Hospital Enablement Team

If you (or someone living with you) need support after a recent hospital stay. We may be able to help with house clearance (including hoarding), support with future rehousing and negotiations with landlords around repairs and minor repairs.

Safe Spaces Team

The Safe Spaces Team supports you if you are affected by hoarding. We aim to help achieve and maintain a safer and less cluttered home environment.

Home Gadgets

The Home Gadgets Project aims to support vulnerable residents of Leicestershire using smart technology and gadgets to help keep safe, maintain independence, and support carers.

Disabled Facilities Grant

If you (or someone living with you) are disabled you may qualify for a Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG).

Find out more about the Disabled Facilities Grant

Home Support Grant

If you are on a low income, disabled or of pensionable age you may qualify for a Home Support Grant (HSG) to make essential repair to your home.

Find out more about the Home Support Grant

Adaptations Grant

For Health and Social Care Professionals to refer residents who require low level adaptations. Please note: that we are only currently accepting referrals for Stairlifts

Find out more about the Adaptations Grant

Hospital Discharge Grant

For Health and Social Care Professionals to refer residents who need support for safe hospital discharge during the COVID19 pandemic.

Find out more about the Hospital Discharge Grant

For more information on our services download our guide.

If you would like more copies of this leaflet to give to clients or to display on your premises, please contact us.

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Council Offices, Desford Road, Narborough, Leicester, LE19 2EP