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Chartered Surveyors; Architectural and Disability Designers

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01772 627202

Disability Adaptations

Our services in designing and adapting homes for disabled individuals has been developed out of many years’ experience. DMA Associates has been privileged in working with some truly challenging circumstances where a key component for a better life is both suitable and bespoke accommodation, offered in the form of disability adaptations. We have worked with individuals with a whole range disabilities including spinal and brain injuries and we fully understand a project is more than just brick and mortar – it’s a process of good design and excellent communication, involving the Client, the Design Team, the Contractor, and all those involved. To achieve this, we work closely with instructing Lawyers, Case Managers, Legal Deputies, Consultant and Environmental Control Engineers, Specialist Suppliers, Occupational Therapist, Nursing Care Professionals and others, to ensure the final project is a success.

The Scope of disability adaptations services we offer includes:-

  • Developing the project brief and feasibility
  • Full site measurement
  • Preparation of detailed proposal drawings
  • Preparation of planning drawings and submission to the local authority
  • Preparation of building regulation drawings and submission to the local authority
  • Preparation of design and access statements
  • Organisation of specialist surveys and investigations
  • Liaison with specialist suppliers and subcontractors
  • Preparation of full working drawings
  • Preparation of full Tender drawings
  • Preparation of full Tender specification
  • Preparation of detailed Tender documentation
  • Identifying Health & Safety issues
  • Serving of Party Wall Notices
  • Obtaining Contractors Tenders
  • Provision of Tender Analysis
  • Preparation of Contract Drawings
  • Preparation of Contract Documents
  • Contract Administration
  • Chairing of meetings
  • Inspection of works in progress
  • Interim valuation of works and Payment Certificates
  • Agreeing variations to the works
  • Issuing Contract Instruction
  • Maintaining a financial forecast against the budget
  • Certifying Practical Completion of works
  • Agreeing the contractors Final Account
  • Obtaining of completion documentation
  • VAT assessment on disability adaptations
Extended and fully adapted bungalow for spinal injury client in Liverpool
Extended and adapted bungalow with carers quarters for tetraplegic client in Manchester
Fully adapted bungalow with carers quarters for brain/spinal injury client in Wales
Extended property for child with Cerebral Palsy in Cheshire
Extended and fully adapted property for brain injury client in Merseyside