House Improvement (Adaptations) Scheme 2018

Closed 12 Jun 2018

Opened 1 May 2018

Feedback updated 11 Sep 2018

We asked

The Department of Infrastructure invited comments on the proposed scheme aimed at making financial support available for people living with long-term health conditions to adapt their homes and continue living independently. The purpose of the consultation was to gauge public opinion before the proposed scheme was finalised and taken forward for approval by Tynwald.

You said

We received 48 responses to our consultation which were generally in favour of the proposed scheme.

We did

A summary report of responses has been published on the Consultation Hub. Based upon your feedback we are progressing with the proposed amendments which will be submitted to Tynwald for approval.

Results updated 11 Sep 2018



The House Improvement (Adaptations) Scheme 2018 is to provide financial assistance to eligible applicants who have been clinically assessed as requiring specialist equipment or structural adaptations to enable them to remain independent in their own home.

Why your views matter

The purpose of the consultation is to invite comments on the Department of Infrastructure’s proposed House Improvement (Adaptations) Scheme 2018 and gauge public opinion before the scheme is finalised and taken forward for approval by Tynwald.


What happens next

The views received from the consultation will be considered by the Department before being finalised and taking forward to Tynwald for approval.


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  • Tenants
  • Landlords
  • Employees
  • Older people
  • Homeowners
  • Self-employed
  • Students
  • Retired
  • People with disabilities or long term illness


  • Social Care
  • Health
  • Land & Property
  • Building control
  • Housing