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level access shower
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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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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walk-in shower brighton
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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walk in showers chichester
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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disabled bathroom guildford
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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walk-in showers brighton
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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disabled bathroom brighton
20
Apr

Adaptec Mobility meets with Nicholls and Clarke

DW Services has met with Nicholls and Clarke to discuss their continuing working relationship and how both parties can build on many years of success together. Nicholls and Clarke is a leading UK supplier of mobility healthcare products providing most, if not all, products from showers seats to half height shower doors. DW Services has being buying from Nicholls and Clarke for circa 25 years and this meeting was to…

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elderly bathrooms worthing
08
Apr

Adaptec Mobility is pleased to announce its ‘approved provider’ status with Sussex Home Improvement Agency

DW Services is pleased to announce that it has become an ‘approved provider’ for Sussex Home Improvement Agency DW Services will continue its excellent work in the area of disabled and senior citizen living for Sussex Home Improvement Agency. DW Services will provide adaptations such as, level access showers, access ramps, stairlifts, low access kitchens, showering toilets, grab rails and door widening. This is another clear indication of DW Services…

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level access shower horsham
04
Apr

What is the floor covering in a Level Access Shower?

Generally speaking a level access shower for the disabled or senior citizens is installed with a vinyl covering. This ensures that the water gathered by the level access shower is completely captured and drained away into the gulley. This is the preferred option when compared to a tiled floor because the amount of joints are limited. However, if the correct equipment, adhesive and procedure is taken when installing a tiled…

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