Sometimes there may be pieces of equipment that you may need to look after the person you care for. There may also be instances when a major piece of work needs to be done to your home in order to make it easier for you to care and make certain activities easier to cope with for the person you care for.

Equipment Self Assessment Tool - this is designed to help people purchase equipment. The on-line tool is easy to use even for those people who have minimal computer skills.
To speak to someone about equipment call 0300 200  1005 or email the contact centre

Disabled Facilities Grant - This grant you may be able to get from your local Borough Council. The grant helps towards the cost of adapting your home to enable you to continue to live there. A grant is paid when the council considers that changes are necessary to meet your needs, and that the work is reasonable and practical, To find out more about the grant click here.

Surrey Telecare - Telecare encompasses alarms, pendants and additional automatic alerting devices including bed sensors etc. All of these sensors work by recognising if someone you are caring for gets into difficulties and will send a call to the Care Centre. The operators are able to identify what equipment is sending the call and arrange appropriate help. This type of equipment is thought to be designed for older people, this is not the case a whole range of ages can use telecare in a variety of different situations. To find out more go to