Millbrook Healthcare Home Improvement Agency

We work with our Home Improvement Agency provider Millbrook Healthcare to administer our grant schemes and to provide the Handy Person Service.

Assistance with Disabled Facilities Grants

Millbrook Healthcare can assist elderly, disabled and vulnerable residents (both owner occupiers and tenants) to apply for Disabled Facilities Grants. This includes;

  • Caseworker service to help fill in application forms and carry out means testing
  • Technical officer service to turn the recommendations of the Occupational Therapist into a scheme of works
  • Obtaining quotes for the works, organising and overseeing contractors
  • Checking and signing off that all work has been completed to the required standard

Safe and Secure Grant

This is a new grant offered by the Council, which provides up to £3,000 of handy person services free to the customer for eligible residents, where the work is:

  • to prevent falls or accidents within the home, or
  • promote independence, or
  • to prevent hospitalisation and assist hospital discharges, such as essential repairs, minor adaptations and moving of furniture to allow room for medical equipment etc

To be eligible an applicant must: -

  • Be a disabled adult or child i.e. registered or registerable disabled. This will include those with a disability, chronic illness, mental health condition or sensory impairment, which restricts their functioning on a day-to-day basis;


  • Be aged over 60


  • be on an income or disability related benefit. These are:
    • Income Support
    • Tax Credits - Working and/or Child*
    • Housing Benefit
    • Universal Credit
    • Guarantee Pension Credit
    • Jobseeker's Allowance
    • Employment and Support Allowance 
    • Attendance Allowance 
    • Personal Independent Payment
    • Disability Living Allowance
    • Council Tax support/reduction

For more information about these and other services offered please also see Millbrook Healthcare website.

Contact details

Tel: 03301243758

Write to: Millbrook Healthcare, The Old Crumpet Factory, 16 Brockham Lane, Brockham, Surrey, RH3 7EL