Table 2

Care & repair interventions with counts* and percentages†

Grab rails: 33 901 (19.61%)Paths: 1190 (0.69%)Boiler repairs: 423 (0.24%)Additional toilet facility: 183 (0.11%)Cavity wall insulation: 78 (0.05%)
Stair rail: 12 892 (7.46%)Lightbulbs: 1154 (0.67%)Toilet frames: 410 (0.24%)Guttering: 173 (0.10%)Temporary ramp: 67 (0.04%)
External rails: 11 480 (6.64%)Shower alterations: 841 (0.49%)Floor to ceiling pole: 405 (0.23%)Gutter repairs: 173 (0.10%)Closomat: 66 (0.04%)
Hand rails: 8836 (5.11%)Lighting additional: 739 (0.43%)Shower screens: 346 (0.20%)Blinds: 162 (0.09%)Curtains: 60 (0.03%)
Telecar equipment: 6321 (3.66%)Moving furniture: 709 (0.41%)Kitchen repairs: 343 (0.20%)Gutter replacement: 160 (0.09%)Toilet plinth: 54 (0.03%)
Steps: 6260 (3.62%)Gutter clearing: 663 (0.38%)Replace boiler: 334 (0.19%)Shower tray: 148 (0.09%)Ceiling track hoist: 53 (0.03%)
Level access shower: 3528 (2.04%)Leaks: 622 (0.36%)Level threshold: 317 (0.18%)Doors widen: 146 (0.08%)Leak repair: 53 (0.03%)
Shower seats: 2786 (1.61%)Heating repairs: 582 (0.34%)Floor levelling: 280 (0.16%)Electric heating: 136 (0.08%)Step lift: 48 (0.03%)
Bannister: 2622 (1.52%)Exterior lighting: 512 (0.30%)Bathroom redesign: 265 (0.15%)Kitchen redesign: 129 (0.07%)Drop curb: 41 (0.02%)
Ramps: 2090 (1.21%)Floor coverings: 499 (0.29%)Outside lighting: 252 (0.15%)Toilet redesign: 110 (0.06%)Hoist: 41 (0.02%)
Stairlift: 1966 (1.14%)Central heating: 485 (0.28%)Loft insulation: 248 (0.14%)Shower over bath: 104 (0.06%)Through floor lift: 30 (0.02%)
Toilet repairs: 1695 (0.98%)Curtain rails: 475 (0.27%)Stairlift repair: 204 (0.12%)Cranked rail: 95 (0.05%)Newel posts: 27 (0.02%)
Drop down rail: 1652 (0.96%)Bathroom repairs: 465 (0.27%)Draught proofing: 203 (0.12%)Driveway: 90 (0.05%)Redesign staircase: 11 (0.01%)
Newel rails: 1443 (0.83%)Bed chair raisers: 443 (0.26%)Extension single storey: 196 (0.11%)Swedish bath rail: 79 (0.05%)Take down curtains put back up: <5 (<0.01%)
  • *Counts are the numbers of individuals receiving an intervention as people may receive more than one, eg, two grab rails.

  • †Percentages are calculated using the total of all interventions in the Care & Repair dataset, not only the ones listed here.