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18
Mar

DFG means testing process

DResearch published by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) in 2011 identified four stages within the means testing process: Assess how much the household needs to live on. This is referred to as ‘allowable income’ and is calculated using a set of standard allowances for living costs using basic amounts of income support/pension credit and a flat rate allowance for housing costs. Compare this with their actual income to see if…

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27
Feb

Is a Level Access Shower right for me?

Immediately, most people assume a level access shower is for disabled people and senior citizens and generally speaking they would be correct. However, with the market requirement to provide something more than a bathroom that resembles a shower facility at a hospital,manufacturers have designed and delivered products which now can be said to be aesthetically pleasing on the eye. If you are indeed disabled or a senior citizen struggling with…

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16
Jun

Where can my Level Access Shower be installed?

A level access shower can be installed literally anywhere within the home as long as it is practically viable with regards to drainage and ultimately the needs of the user. DW Services have installed level access showers in traditional bathrooms to under stairs cupboards and everything in-between. The job of considering the location of the shower generally falls to the occupational therapist if a local authority instruction or indeed the…

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24
May

Adaptec Mobility working with Millbrook Healthcare

DW Services is now working with Millbrook Healthcare to deliver aids and adaptations to the are of Mole Valley and beyond. Millbrook Healthcare home improvement agency (HIA) and handy person services are dedicated to making suitable, fit-for-purpose adaptations to your home which help you to live more independently. We want you to be involved at all stages of the process.  We make sure that you are fully informed and supported…

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17
May

Adaptec Mobility is working with Amber Living

DW Services is now working with Amber Living to provide adaptations. Amber is a company who specialises in providing support and assistance for you and we work to maintain/improve independence in your own home. We are able to offer advice on all matters, concerning your property including the following: Adaptation to property - more on adaptionsMaintenance issues - more on maintenanceImproving thermal efficiency - more on efficiencyRepairs/replacement heating systems - more on repairsElectrical faults/re-wire…

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13
May

Adaptec Mobility offers its services to Rushmoor Borough Council

DW Services is pleased to announce that it has met with Rushmoor Borough Council to offer aids and adaptations to the residents of the borough. DW Services is in the process of promoting its services to Home Improvement Agencies and Rushmoor is a great fit. DW Services hopes to offer Rushmoor Borough Council its walk-in, level access shower and modular access ramp service. Having been incoporated since 1982, DW Services…

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02
May

Who completes my Level Access Shower installation?

All bathrooms require lots of care and attention to install and complete to the highest standard, regardless if it requires level access or not. This means that a number of suitable qualified tradesman are needed. To install a typical level access shower the following trades are needed: Plumber – install sanitary ware etc.Electrician – install shower,lights, extraction, pump (if needed) etc.Plasterer – make good walls and ceiling ready for tiling.Tiler…

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25
Apr

Adaptec Mobility is promoting its services with HousingCare.org

DW Services is now offering its services through the website portal Housing Care. Housing Care is a charity run site providing free advice on elderly care, including specialist directories & information on nursing homes and residential care homes, as well as sheltered housing, extra care housing and retirement villages, across the UK. Also providing over 2,000 sales and lettings vacancies every week. DW Services is committed to providing the elderly and disabled with the best possible solutions for their needs to…

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28
Jan

Simple Maintenance Tasks for Bathrooms

Cleaning out traps. Traps from basins, showers and baths collect the soap residue and hair which eventually will cause the discharge of water to slow or even block. Periodic cleaning by disconnecting them and washing thoroughly will prolong the effective use of the appliance. 2. Cleaning out the overflows of the appliances. By using a good, stiff wire brush and rinsing thoroughly will ensure these are kept free of blockages.…

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18
Dec

What is a Level Access Shower?

A level access shower is a bathroom where the entire floor is one level, absent of any steps and edges. However, the area where the shower is located has a gentle slope towards the gulley/drain which takes the excess water when showering. It is design primarily for the disabled and senior citizens to ensure they enjoy a shower safely. It is becoming a design statement too for people looking for…

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