Spinal cord and other
serious injuries such
as amputation and
orthopaedic can cause huge
disruption to the lives of both
the injured individual and their
At Irwin Mitchell we appreciate the dramatic and sometimes life changing impact
these injuries can have on people and their families. We pride ourselves on making a
real difference and helping our clients to regain their independence.
Irwin Mitchell has partnered with JS Parker, a leading specialist in brain and spinal
injury case management and rehabilitation, to explore the changes that may be
required to a home if someone has a serious injury that results in them becoming a
wheelchair user - some, or all of the time.
While major structural and furnishing changes in a property may be required, many
aspects of a property can stay the same, ensuring that a person remains in their
current home and can live as independently as possible.
These adaptations* are designed to enable the disabled
individual post-injury to live a life with as much
independence as possible. The home environment
should be easy to navigate and make day-to-day life
comfortable, which will improve work, rest
and leisure activities as well as family life.
Visit our website to explore our interactive house. You
can also read about our client David Holmes and see how
we’ve been able to create a home for him that allows him to
Great Adaptations and an interview with David Holmes was recently featured in The
Sunday Times Home magazine.
*Please note that these adaptations are purely for demonstration purposes and any adaptations
and modifications to a home or new house are assessed on an individual basis and tailored
specifically to the person’s current and future requirements.