Wales Council of the Blind

Care and Repair Cymru

Description: Care & Repair Cymru is a national charitable body and actively works to ensure that all older people have homes that are safe, secure and appropriate to their needs. They provide services to a network of Care & Repair Agencies across Wales.


Tel: 0300 111 3333

Category: Third/voluntary Sector

Services Provided

Managing Better

Managing Better is a free, cross-tenure, home visiting service offering practical help for older people with sensory loss, dementia, or who have had a stroke. Their dedicated Managing Better Caseworkers will visit your home and provide vital information and practical help to enable you to live as freely and safely as possible. They can provide adaptations to your home that are necessary if you are suffering from sight loss, hearing loss, dementia or have had a stroke.

Older Not Colder

Older Not Colder is a Wales-wide service that helps older people to keep their homes warm and reduce their energy bills. Care and Repair can visit and asses your home and give you free expert advice. They will even try and find funding for you if you need repairs or work to improve the energy efficiency or warmth of your home. The service is for people who: live in Wales; are over the age of 60; own their own home or privately rent. Contact your local Care and Repair at . Questions about the project can go to the email address below.

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