Discover Physical Aids and Home Adaptions to Help You

Below are links that are incredibly useful for you to find at equipment and adaptions to your home for yourself or the person you care for.

If you need help sourcing items, please do call your local Village Agent directly or by calling 0800 31 68 600.


Somerset Social Care Daily Living Self-Assessment Website


An interactive assessment tool that allows you to input the difficulties you have in and around the home then produces a suggested equipment list that can help.

Highly recommended!





Somerset County Council: Equipment to Help You 


Comprehensive web page full of suggestions and recommendations of where to go for specific equipment.






Avon & Somerset Police: Dementia Safeguarding Scheme (Herbert Protocol)


The Dementia Safeguarding Scheme (Herbert Protocol) is a national scheme encouraging carers, family and friends to provide useful information which can be used in the event of a vulnerable person going missing.



Personal Alarm Service for the Elderly | 32p a day – Lifeline24 


Lifeline24 is the UK’s leading provider of personal alarms for the elderly. Their Care Team ensures help is on hand 24/7.

 Call 0800 030 8999 to find out more. 



Western Power Distribution – Benefits of being on their register


By registering for our Priority Service Register, you’ll get extra support during a power cut if you need it. Their Priority Service Register is suitable for elderly, very ill or disabled people, or those who rely on power for medical equipment.



How to move, lift and handle someone else


If you look after someone who has an illness or disability, you may need to help them move around.


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