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Small but Significant: The Impact and Cost Benefits of Handyperson Services

Small But Significant examines the impacts and cost benefits of ‘handyperson services’ –low cost schemes which carry out small repairs and minor adaptations for older people, primarily delivered by not for profit Care and Repair and other home improvement agencies.
The report is relevant to policy makers, service planners, commissioners and providers, examining:

  • Strategic considerations, driving forces and current evidence of impacts in relation to handyperson services
  • In depth evaluation of the example of Preston Care and Repair handyperson service, including analysis of outputs, outcomes and volunteer involvement
  • Cost benefits, Return on Investment, and wider impacts, particularly utilising evidence about falls prevention

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Published: 2018

Source: Care & Repair England

Page URL: http://careandrepair-england.org.uk/reports/