Finding a new home can be difficult at the best of times, but when you add on the extra work and stress of finding an accessible house that allows you to live independently, it can seem near impossible. That’s why Disability Horizons has teamed up with TheHouseShop.com to create a FREE 23-page guide to finding an accessible home.
The need for accessible and adaptable homes for disabled and elderly people has risen dramatically over the past 10 years, and demand is set to rise even further over the coming decades.
According to the latest English Housing Survey, in 2014 just 7% of homes in England had four of the key accessible features that make a home ‘visitable’ for anyone that has access needs. These were a level entrance, flush threshold, wide doorways and room to move, and a downstairs toilet.