Most people’s homes simply aren’t suitable for a wheelchair user.

So it’s no surprise that for those who are newly injured, where they are going to live when they get out of hospital is a major worry.  All too often, they’ll find themselves discharged to somewhere totally unsuitable – an unadapted house or a care home, for example. Such situations rob people of their independence at a time when they should be ready to rebuild their lives.

The Aspire Housing Programme offers an alternative.  Our properties are located around the UK and are used on a short-term basis whilst a permanent housing solution is found. It might be that someone’s own property is being adapted, or that they are waiting on their local authority to find them something suitable.  Meanwhile, by staying in an Aspire House they can be back amongst their friends and family, free to get on with their lives.

Whether we adapt an existing property or get involved with the design of the house right from the start, all of the Aspire houses are fully accessible.  They come complete with full wet-rooms, accessible kitchens with height adjustable work surfaces and sinks and at least two bedrooms so family or PAs can move in too.  And, of course, the houses are fully kitted out with everything from cutlery to sofas so tenants can move in straight away.

For more information, please email Belinda, our Supported Housing Manager or to find out more about the ways in which we can help, click on the links below.

Housing Advice
Click here if you would like advice on housing

Living in an Aspire House
Read case studies of our tenants and their families

Housing FAQs
Click here for answers to frequently asked questions about housing

Bedroom Tax FAQs
Click here for answers to frequently asked questions about the Bedroom Tax

Care Home Research
Click here to read about the impact of spinal cord injured people in care homes

The Aspire Houses
Click here for a map of our Houses

Housing brochure
Click here to read Aspire's Housing brochure

Information for Aspire house tenants
Click here if you live in an Aspire house and need assistance

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