What is the Workplace Equipment Adaptation Grant?
This grant is designed for people with a disability who've been offered employment, or are about to be re-deployed, promoted or become self-employed.
If any of these changes means a more accessible or adapted workplace is required for you to do your job, your employer may get a grant towards the costs.
Examples of adaptations:
How to Qualify for Workplace Equipment Adaptation Grant:
You or your employer can apply for this grant if you:
Rates of Payment:
A Case Officer from the department meets the applicant to review the application. The department pays a grant to the applicant to cover the costs agreed.
If the total amount claimed is:
How to Apply:
Your employer can contact your your local Intreo Centre to obtain application forms or download them here:
Applicants must identify the changes required, and submit medical evidence that the adaptation is necessary in order to retain employment.
In the case of workplace adaptations, plans should accompany the proposals and a timescale for completing the work should be indicated.