Help in your home

The Duty to Refer, and making a referral

by The Gateshead Housing Company & filed under Help in your home.

The public bodies with a duty to refer are:  Jobcentre Plus social service authorities probation services hospitals, as part of providing inpatient care emergency departments urgent treatment centres prisons youth… Read More

Community equipment

by The Gateshead Housing Company & filed under Help in your home.

Community equipment is different from minor adaptations. It is equipment which is loaned to people by the Gateshead Equipment Service to assist with everyday tasks. Community equipment can help you… Read More

Changes to your home (adaptations)

by The Gateshead Housing Company & filed under Help in your home.

Adaptations are changes made to your home to make it easier, if you are disabled or an older person, to live independently in your own home. There are two types… Read More