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Disabled Facilities Grant for 13 year old.

Hello, my daughter has autism and ADHD and I'm thinking of applying for the DFG for a loft conversion so that she has a therapy / sensory room. We own our own home and she has her own bedroom but the ...

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Moved into a house and the kitchen isn't accessible. Who can help? OT ignored plea for DFG

We moved into an association house and the kitchen is hard for me to use , i.e cupboards at corner l can't get into , the cooker is very low so no able to use properly would need on wall and have ...

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Dfg - getting no where

HI I have been going back and forwards with my LA really a DFG for 3 years. They have all the medical information they need, plus letters from my GP and physio and my pip scoring, but are ignoring ...

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Hi, my name is Farley! How to challenge a DFG decision?

Hi everyone, just joined as help and advice needed regarding going through DFG funding for my wife who has terminal cancer. What we have been offered so far doesn't meet her needs or the rest of the ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Housing and independent living - 16 Apr 2021

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Disabled Facilities Grants Scheme (DFG) Review

Hi Everyone I’m writing this post to try to get the word out that an independent review of home adaptations and the Disabled Facilities Grants Scheme (DFG) is taking place. The Department of ...

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DFG...disabled facilities grant

About 6 years ago, an OT came out and saw my difficulties with the then current bathroom. It was small and pokey. I just about managed when I used a walker, but when I became a wheelchair user, it was ...

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Application for DFG

Hi I'm Karen, I have two boys with ASD who have very different needs. We live together in a tiny two bedroom terrace which even with an extension is too small for us. Today I got my application ...

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Waiting for Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) - How long is too long?

Hi All There are regular posts on the community by people concerned by the length of time they have been waiting to get DFG work done. Question: But how long is too long? Answer: Six months should ...

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DFG awarded but disagree with plans

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Disabled Facilities Grant

hi everyone i have applied for a DFG and was looking for means test threshold thanks paddydub

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Benefits and financial support - 25 Apr 2019

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