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This survey is targeted at service users aged 18 and over receiving community equipment or a minor adaptation funded wholly or in part by Social Services, and aims to learn more about whether or not the community equipment and minor adaptations is helping them to live safely and independently in their own home.

Main Topics/Subject Category
The survey was carried out by 148 of 150 Councils with Adult Social Services Responsibility for completion in early 2008.

Quality of life, equipment

England, quality of life, minor adaptations, equipment recipient
Identifier Variables
NHS trust
Economic/Subject Categories
Quality of life
Area of Health System
Social care
Data Available
Risk behaviours
Data collecting organization (s)
NHS Information Centre
Data Type
Coverage (date of field work)
2008, 2009
Unit of Analysis

70,000 equipment of minor adaptation recipients

NHS Information Centre
Conditions of Access
Free access
Tel: 08453006016,
NHS Information Centre. Personal Social Services Survey of Adults Receiving Community Equipment and Minor Adaptations in England, 2008-2009. 2009.