Minor adaptations without delayMinor Adaptations Without Delay was developed by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists as a practical guide is for housing associations involved in fitting ‘minor adaptations’ for tenants, such as stair rails.
Part 1 gives examples of good practice, identifies characteristics of best practice and sets out to dispel some of the myths that result in failure to meet the needs of older and disabled people. It includes a number of case studies involving Home Improvement Agencies and Handyperson services.
Part 2 gives technical specifications, which will be of use to handypersons and anyone else looking to fit or assess for a wide range of minor adaptations.
The guide was originally published in 2006, and is currently being reviewed.
Part 1: A practical guide for housing associations
Part 2: Technical specifications