The Mobility Aids Grant Scheme is available to those who qualify.
This grant covers the price of straight and curved stairlifts up to €6000.
All Grant details are below.
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The Mobility Aids Grant Scheme is available from local councils. Everyone can apply, irrespective of your background, age, or circumstances.
All applications are means-tested. The combined income of everybody living in your home is taken into consideration, up to a maximum of €30,000
To Get Started
You will need to provide the following
Tax Clearance Certificate
All your tax affairs must be in order Evidence of this is required by the relevant councils, in the form of a tax clearance certificate for your grant application.
In order to process your grant application, you must first provide two stairlift quotations. We will be happy to supply you with a stairlift quotation.
Before You Apply
The Mobility Aids Grant Scheme is available to those who qualify to offset the price of a new stairlift. A maximum grant of €6000.
Your grant application must include the following PPS number, property tax payment, proof of household income, tax clearance certificate, doctors and engineers report as well as an occupational therapist report. Two Independent quotes from registered contractors and a completed application form.
Below you will find links to your relevant local authority to request the application forms.
The maximum income threshold is €30,000. All household members are inclusive of this. Child benefit, as well as the entire family income from the previous year, respite care grant, domiciliary care allowance, carer’s benefit, and carers allowance
personal medical circumstances are usually prioritised.
Priority is given to people on the basis of medical needs. These range from P1 to P4 with priority offered to those with a P1 score.
P1 Score would generally account for people who are terminally ill. This would be where alterations would facilitate their discharge from the hospital and allow people to be cared for at home.
An Occupational Therapist report is required to assess your mobility needs through your local authority.
Alternatively, you can engage privately with an Occupational Therapist.
If you decide to choose the private option: there will be a refund of €200.00. A point worth noting is that this may not cover the report of the Occupational Therapist.
An Engineers report is also required. You can’t do this privately, as local authorities supply there own engineers who will call to your home and assess your stairs.
It is important to note that should you install a stairlift before the engineer’s inspection, the application will become null & void.
A point of note, you cant fit a stairlift before receiving written approval for your grant. If you do, it will cause your application to be void. You must wait until you receive written communication of your grant before installing a new stairlift in your home.
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