Handyperson Plus scheme

The Handyperson+ service can help with small household repairs and minor adaptations, as well as identifying other measures which could help make your home a safer, secure place.

Basic jobs undertaken might be for example, fitting locks, repairing a dripping tap, put up a shelf, minor decorating work

All work is carried out by a fully trained and insured handyperson. They can also provide information about community activities, home help and companionship services, advocacy, benefit claims, health and legal services and financial management.

Any Broadland resident of 65 or over will qualify for the service but there is no age limit if anyone:

  • is registered blind
  • is in receipt of Incapacity Benefit
  • has a health condition and as a consequence is on Personal Independence Payment and Disability Living Allowance

The charge is £15 per hour for repair or adaptations, any extra assessments or advice are free. Labour will be free of charge for people who fulfil the criteria shown below:

  • Attendance allowance
  • Council Tax Reduction (not including single person discount)
  • Housing Benefit
  • Pension Credit (guaranteed or savings)

Handyperson+ Team

Telephone:01603 430518

Email:handy@nullbroadland.gov.uk

https://www.broadland.gov.uk/info/200187/housing_needs/162/help_in_the_home_for_over_65s_or_people_with_disabilities