Equipment, home repairs and care technology
Make life easier at home and maintain your independence. Equipment to help you with activities such as bathing, walking and personal care. Support can range from simple aids to more complex equipment. Gain confidence in and out of the home by using care technology. Hire a Age UK handyperson to make your home safe.
Identify the right equipment and gadgets for you
Small changes to the home make it easier to live independently and carry out everyday tasks.
Here are some examples:
- Bed levers, pillow lifts, mattress lifters to help you get in and out of bed safely
- Grab rails, raised toilet seats, commodes
- Talking clocks and large-button phones
- Kitchen equipment
Use care technology to gain confidence in and out of the house
Argenti, our care technology partner, has a vast array of care technology to help you stay and independent for longer.
Hire a Age UK handyperson to make your home safe
Home repairs service by Age UK Barnet
Age UK Barnet's Handyperson Service provides practical help to older people in their homes. The service helps older people maintain their independence at home.
Major adaptations are more significant, structural alterations to your home such as level access showers, ramps or stair lifts.
Let us know how we have done - send us your comments, compliments or complaints.
Find out how you could support someone in their own home and help them live independently.
Events and activities
Search for an event or activity in your local area, from joining a support group to attending a training session.