Equipment and Adaptations
Good Practice Guide for the Provision of Community Equipment Services
Developed to support local equipment services effectively develop, deliver, manage and monitor the provision of equipment and minor adaptations, from the point of assessment through to delivery. The report can be downloaded from the Scottish Government website.
This toolkit was developed in response to requests from local authority and NHS services during the consultation process for the Good Practice Guide for the Provision of Community Equipment Services.
It has been developed in line with the evaluation model used in the Social Work Inspection Agency (SWIA) Performance Improvement Model (PIM). By utilising an evaluation mechanism already in use it is hoped that this will further support the mainstreaming of the overall evaluation of equipment services within the wider service provision. Access it here.
Funding Guide for Major Adaptations
This guide was developed to assist professionals involved in the assessment for, and commissioning of, major adaptations. It describes the main sources of funding for undertaking major adaptations to peoples' homes. Its focus is mainly on public sector sources of funding, but it also contains information about funding of 'personal' contributions by individuals where these are required.
The Guide is primarily aimed at assisting professionals, but may be of equal interest to service users and carers interested in the funding of major adaptations.