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DLF

Featured Supplier

Disabled Living Foundation is a non-profit national charity founded in 1969 in the United Kingdom. It provides information and advice on daily living equipment for older adults and disabled people.

The Disabled Living Foundation (DLF) has been delivering a programme of CPD accredited courses to the health and social care sector for over 20 years and is one of the founding members of the Trusted Assessor Framework.

Need help to make adaptations to your own home?

As the National Body for Home Improvement Agencies Foundations provides a directory of local Home Improvement Agencies and a website to check how well your home meets your needs.

If you or someone you live with has a disability and is looking for help, these websites will help you to find where you can get help locally.

They also offer information about how to make your home safe and help you to find out if you are eligible for funding support from your local council.

If you require support accessing or using the websites or would like to know more you can contact us on: 0300 124 0315

You can also email us: [email protected]

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AdaptMyHome allows you to check how well your home supports your needs, and whether you could benefit from some adaptations to help you stay safe and independent.

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Need help with repairs or adaptations to your home? Visit this website to find your nearest Home Improvement Agency and details about how to get in touch.

Explore our upcoming events and training

29
Nov
Training, DFG

DFG Basics – Rules and Regulations

Foundations DFG Basics course will give you a better understanding when and how to use discretion, provide ideas to improve delivery systems and help you learn about common misunderstandings.
Date: 29 November 2022
Location: Microsoft Teams
01
Dec
Training, DFG, DLF

DLF Home Adaptations for Professionals: Access to the Home Module

This module examines the assessment needs for getting into and out of the home. It includes solutions such as ramps, door modification, thresholds, external lifts and stair lifts.
Date: 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM, Thursday 1st December 2022
Location: Disability North, The Dene Centre, Castle Farm Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE3 1PH
06
Dec
Training, HHSRS

HHSRS

This course is designed to provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the principles and process behind the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS).
Date: 6 December, 2PM - 3:30PM
Location: Zoom
08
Dec
Training

Welfare Benefits Training

With more people claiming benefits than ever before and people interacting with the benefits system who have never had contact with it, providing the right advice has never been more crucial.
Date: 8 December 2022, 10am - 1pm
Location: Online
12
Dec
Training, DFG

DFG Basics – Rules and Regulations

Foundations DFG Basics course will give you a better understanding when and how to use discretion, provide ideas to improve delivery systems and help you learn about common misunderstandings.
Date: 12 December 2022
Location: Microsoft Teams
13
Dec
Meeting, Caseworker, DFG, HIA

Foundations Network Meeting for Caseworkers

Through lively debate, discussion, and the sharing of issues, the purpose of these sessions is to seek answers to the real-world challenges and questions that arise from the DFG process.
Date: 13th December 2022
Location: Online
13
Dec
Training, DFG, DLF

DLF Home Adaptations for Professionals: Bathroom Design Module

This module looks at bathroom needs, including toileting and hygiene requirements. Solutions discussed include bidet toilets, level access showers, adapted baths and wet rooms.
Date: 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM, Tuesday 13th December
Location: Fortuna Mobility, 4 Northgate Business Centre, Crown Rd, Enfield EN1 1TG
14
Dec
Training, DLF, TA, Trusted Assessors

DLF Trusted Assessor: Assessing and Adapting the Home

To enable the Trusted Assessor to identify a need for major adaptations, assess measure for and prescribe major adaptations and apply for DFG funding for the adaptations.
Date: 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM, Wednesday 14th December 2022
Location: Fortuna Mobility, 4 Northgate Business Centre, Crown Rd, Enfield EN1 1TG

Training

Foundations offers a range of training courses and CPD sessions aimed mainly at caseworkers and technical staff. The courses are updated regularly, and we respond to national legislative changes to ensure they meet the needs of the sector. We offer both offline and online training sessions as well as our always-popular FREE DFG Training.

We are always willing to put on new courses if the demand is there so if you have a particular need, please let us know and we will see what we can do.

> Find out more about our training opportunities. 

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Elearning

Foundations Case Manager

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Foundations Case Manager (FCM) is a versatile, web-based, case management solution that can be embedded within your day-to-day working processes, whether utilised partially or fully FCM can help improve overall time scales and ensure data recording & reporting needs are met.

The system incorporates any number of core workflow processes with custom fields, case actions, appointment booking/handling and management, document management and report creation/generation within a permission controlled environment.

Foundations Case Manager allows users to choose a unique package of the core system and additional modules, allowing bespoke and unique case management solutions for a wide range of organisations and services.

Foundations Independent Living Trust

We operate as part of Foundations, supporting case workers to find the right funding for their clients.

Through distribution of Corporate Social Responsibility and charity funds to HIAs, we enable caseworkers to provide a range of invaluable support measures to older and vulnerable people to help them live with dignity in their own homes.

This funding can help you to deliver a fast and effective service by assessing customer need and carrying out the necessary work.

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