Who are we?
We are the Care and Repair department and we aim to deliver a high quality service to assist older or disabled owner occupiers throughout the Western Isles remain in their homes. The service also undertakes repair work and identification of safety issues and hazards within the home.
What do we do?
The Care and Repair service manage the delivery of major adaptions consisting mainly of level access showers and access ramps along with handrails and stair lifts.
We deliver the minor works scheme providing grant assistance with a variety of measures including, but not limited to, window and door replacement, rainwater goods replacement, re-slating and essential roof repairs. The Home Safety Service focuses on all aspects of safety in the homes of older and vulnerable owner occupiers.
The wheelchair fleet throughout Lewis and Harris is serviced and maintained under a Service Level Agreement from NHS Highland.