This is a summary of the findings of a review of the Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) in England. The aim is to keep people living independently for longer and make the case for more joined-up action across housing, health and social care. It is a practical review that examines the evidence about the current situation and how it should change. The summary covers: how the grant is used now; the main challenges; how delivery of the grant might be joined up both strategically and operationally; the distribution of resources; the various regulations, such as the means test and the upper limit; how the grant can be updated and how outcomes can be measured. It lists some of the main recommendations. Further detail can be found in the main report.
Mackintosh, S., Smith, P., Garrett, H., Davidson, M., Morgan, G., & Russell, R. Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) and other adaptations: external review - summary