Case Studies

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Mr Carr

Mr Carr, aged 52, was being treated in hospital for multiple myeloma cancer, kidney cancer and a broken back.  His boiler was not working at home (and was beyond economic repair) and so he had no regular heating or hot water, gre...

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Mr Baldwin

“From making the initial enquiry, then about 3-4 weeks later I had the new boiler installed. It was great, they were very efficient and the water is much hotter too.  I’m looking forward to being warm this winter and hopefull...

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Ms Carrell

“This is the first winter that I’ve not had to be admitted to hospital. It’s made a huge difference, the house is always lovely and warm, I’m able to do so much more”...

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Mr & Mrs Seery

Mr Seery is a carer for his disabled wife but also has his own health problems, including heart and breathing problems. He was referred to Warm Zones by Age UK....

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Mrs Binney

Mrs Binney, a pensioner, suffers from arthritis, an underactive thyroid and high blood pressure....

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Mr Robson

Local social services approached Warm Zones asking for urgent assistance in the case of a 48 year old man who had had a major stroke the previous month, suffering a hypoxic brain injury as a result. This had been an immediate life...

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Mrs Howe

Although Mrs Howe, 69, was struggling to manage her health problems, she thought she would not qualify for any assistance....

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Mrs Bounday

This was a particularly acute hardship case where Warm Zones was able to intervene just in time and make a profound difference to the client....

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Mr Morley

Mr Morley, 73, has a range of health issues including asbestosis, pleural plaques and prostate cancer.  Following a home survey, as part of a local project with his Council, we identified that he required additional home insulati...

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Mrs Fraser

Mrs Fraser, 68, lives with her daughter who works part-time as a taxi driver.  She suffers from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Haemophilia, Arthritis and Asbestosis....

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Macmillan Better at Home

The Better at Home programme is a partnership across England and Wales between NEA, Warm Zones and Macmillan Cancer Support. It is the first project in the UK to specifically target assistance for people living with cancer and who...

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West Midlands Housing Group

West Midlands Housing Group (WMHG) wanted to regenerate some of their housing estates in Coventry to improve both their thermal efficiency and their appearance. The 1960s Manor Farm estate was a mixed tenure estate with many Right...

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Rochdale private housing scheme

Warm Zones developed an external wall insulation (EWI) project in conjunction with Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council that was targeting an estate of private sector houses. The aim of the project was to improve the thermal effi...

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Hull Warm Zones

The relationship and length of contract that Warm Zones holds with Hull City Council (HCC) is a testament to Warm Zones’ project management skills. The Warm Zone in Hull was first established in 2001 but became independently man...

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Warm Zones Reactive Repairs Scheme

Often when a gas leak occurs in a home the engineer that visits may deem an appliance or gas pipe unsafe, and the gas supply to the appliance is cut off until repair work can be carried out to make it safe or the appliance is repl...

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Mrs F

Mrs F is an elderly lady who lives on her own in the North East. She was struggling to heat her home effectively until Warm Zones offered her the support she greatly needed....

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