Easton Bevins are experienced in undertaking a full range of services for our clients with disabilities. We have acted directly and through Deputies and have provided advice from pre-acquisition through to completion of complex refurbishment, extension and new build projects. We can provide a full project management service, including survey, design, detail, specification and cost analysis. We also provide Accommodation Reports for submission as part of a claim. We work with all parties to ensure the needs of the client are met. 

We have a dedicated disability team, who are experienced in undertaking building surveys and suitability assessments of residential properties requiring adaption to accommodate a disabled person. A suitability assessment identifies concerns and limitations with a property. Each suitability assessment is based upon the disabled person’s needs, which dictates the alterations that are required to the property.  For example,  if a disabled person is wheelchair reliant then door openings to the property are likely to require widening. The suitability assessment will identify whether these alterations are feasible.

We offer a full range of architectural services for adapting and extending residential properties to accommodate a disabled person. We can prepare a range of outline proposals based upon the care report, accommodation report and Case Manager / Occupational Therapists guidance to enable for the design to be finalised. Our disability department can obtain all necessary statutory consents in relation to the alterations required to the property. 

Following receipt of all statutory consents our disability department we can prepare a detailed specification of works which can be sent out to tender to a range of contractors. On receipt of the tender quotations we can prepare a detailed tender analysis to assist the employer in selecting the successful contractor. Following appointment of the successful contractor we can prepare the building contract and contract administrate the works through to completion.

Our disability and litigation department are able to prepare accommodation and housing reports in accordance with the housing needs of a disabled person. Our experts are able to provide all services required to complete the reports, including full assessment of the client’s requirements in association with other appropriate parties. We offer: Detailed survey and design service, Recommendations in respect of suitable properties, Accurate design/alteration/extension/refurbishment and lifecycle costings.