Amendment of the Disabled Facility Grant

Decision made by
Cabinet member for Environment and Place
Decision
To approve the amendment of the Disabled Facility Grant (DFG) policy to allow discretionary funding for stair lifts only to be installed without the necessity for means testing of the applicant. Should it be determined that funding is likely to be insufficient to provide mandatory DFGs it remains appropriate to with draw this discretionary provision without further notice
Reason for decision
To match the level of DFG funding with the types and needs of the applications received
Summary of alternative options
Option of not to proceed with the proposal
Background documents
Disabled Facility Grant Policy 2018
Declared conflict of interest
None
Date decision made
December 12 2018
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