Donegal County Council agrees to review its criteria for disability home improvement grants


Donegal County Council has agreed to review the strict criteria for those with a disability applying for a grant to adapt their homes.

It follows a motion from Councillor Patrick McGowan who said that as a result of the recession there was less money available for the grants and fewer people qualified to apply for them.

The grants can be used to improve access to a property or to adapt it to make it more friendly for a person with a disability.

Councillor McGowan hopes that more grants will now be available to more people: