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Disabled Facilities Grant
Hello, I'm in the process of applying for a grant for my son, who is 7 and a paraplegic. We have a downstairs bedroom and bathroom but they are both too small for a wheelchair user, particularly as he gets older, and we've had the OT and the council agent in who measured the rooms. Though they have confirmed the bedroom is too small by their standards they are pushing for us to use it anyway and are doing a lot of teeth sucking regarding the council not having lots of funds at this time. I'd really like to know my rights so that we can push for an appropriate room, as I think they are just trying to save themselves money in the short term. Has anyone had a similar experience or know the rights of a disabled individual to an appropriately sized downstairs bedroom?