Might be of help to some HUKD members - or more likely their parents and grandparents. Some energy suppliers also include people with long-term illnesses or disabilities - worth checking:
Anyone over pension age who receives pension credit, council tax benefit or housing benefit can now receive a free gas safety check from their energy supplier.
The free check is part of a package of measures which all energy suppliers - gas and electricity - should make available to anyone over pension age or who has a disability or long-term illness.
To get the help you must ask to be put on the Priority Services Register. Some suppliers are better than others at telling people about it and, just to confuse things, they have several different names for the scheme.
If you get nowhere with your supplier, call Energywatch on 0845 906 0708. It will then make sure your supplier provides the extra services that you want.
For further details, visit energywatch.org.uk