Compensation for adaptation of dwelling is subjected to persons of profound- and severe disability, whose residence according to the population register is the City of Tallinn and whose residence is situated in Tallinn’s administrative territory. Cost of adaptation to dwelling includes the cost of materials and construction work necessary to perform the adaptation.
Cost of adaptation to dwelling includes the cost of materials and construction work necessary to perform the adaptation.
Cost of adaptation excludes the purchase and installation of technical aids if such technical aids can be purchased and installed according to the social welfare act for applying for technical aids in favorable conditions. List of technical aids, assumption by state of obligation to pay fee for the technical aid and the rules of making exceptions and data on the technical aid card based on the Annex “List of technical aids” (in estonian).
Costs are partially compensated if the result of the dwelling adaptation: 1) Sees an improvement in the independent coping in everyday practical activities of the applicant; 2) Sees a considerable decrease in the applicant’s need for additional assistance when moving, performing hygienic actions, cooking, ensuring safety and communicating; 3) Sees the need for additional assistance through service providing or other means become unpractical or impossible.
In 2017, the cost reimbursement rate for adapting a dwelling is EUR 1600.