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Aids and adaptations

1.8.7 Enable prompt assessment for funding for home adaptation.

  • If the person is not eligible for funding, continue to offer information and support in arranging home adaptations.

1.8.8 For people with moderate ME/CFS or severe or very severe ME/CFS, consider:

  • Providing or recommending aids and adaptations (such as a wheelchair, blue badge or stairlift) that could help them maintain their independence and improve their quality of life, taking into account the risks and benefits.
  • Include these in the person's care and support plan.

1.8.9 Provide aids and adaptations identified in the person's social care needs assessment without delay, so that people with ME/CFS can carry out activities of daily living and maintain their quality of life as much as possible.

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