Manufacturers, distributors and suppliers of all types of stairlifts, wheelchair passenger lifts and access solutions, with a concentrated focus on local authorities and private consumers as customers participate in this section.
Members asked the London School of Economics Personal Social Services Research Unit to consider the benefit if more appropriate provision was made for people needing home adaptations and their report revealed that a staggering £625m of taxpayers’ money could be saved. It found that for every £1 spent on adaptive technologies there could be a net saving to the taxpayer of £1.10 – equating to an annual potential saving of £1,101 per person per year if the government puts aids and adaptations at the heart of its adult social care reforms. A copy can be downloaded below.
Get wise to buying a stairlift is a document produced by the members of the BHTA’s Stairlifts & Access section.