Free home checks for disabled and older people in Bath

  • 3 January 2013
  • From the section Somerset

Older people and those registered as disabled are being offered free home heating checks by Bath and North East Somerset Council.

Costs are being met through a £5m fund to help more people to stay at home for longer and retain their independence.

Help includes insulation and heating checks, money-saving advice on bills, and giving out hot water bottles.

Councillor Simon Allen said: "It's making sure everything is being done to keep homes as warm as possible."

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