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Paying for your care in a care home

Paying for your care in a care home There are some temporary changes to how adult social care services are paid for during the COVID-19 pandemic.  You can see the details on our Adults COVID-19 page Paying for residential care in a care home is expensive.…

Dementia

Dementia If you are concerned that a family member has dementia, the first step is to arrange for them to see a GP.  The word dementia describes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. Dementia is…

End of life care

Planning for the future End of life care refers to health care of those with a terminal condition which has become advanced, progressive and incurable. People often want to spend their last days at home and this is usually possible with the right planning and support.…

Domestic violence and abuse

If home isn’t safe, support is available If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse, you can get help: Cambridge Women’s Aid (City, East, South Cambridgeshire): 01223 361214 Refuge (Fenland, Huntingdonshire and Peterborough): 07787 255821 National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247 Men’s…

Caring for someone in Peterborough

A carer is someone who provides support to an adult family member or friend who could not live independently, or whose health would deteriorate without this help.  You might not recognise yourself as a carer; instead you are mother, father, brother, sister, daughter, son, husband, wife, partner,…

Care and Repair

Care and Repair Care and Repair is a Home Improvement Agency within Peterborough City Council. It assists older, vulnerable and disabled (adults and children) to repair, maintain and adapt their homes. This enables independent living and ensures people's homes are warm and safe.  The Care…

Personal Budgets and Direct Payments

There are some temporary changes to how adult social care services are paid for during the COVID-19 pandemic.  You can see the details on our Adults COVID-19 page This guidance is for people who have already had a social care assessment and a financial assessment and…

Money Matters (Adults)

Paying for Care There are some temporary changes to how adult social care services are paid for during the COVID-19 pandemic.  You can see the details on our Adults COVID-19 page. Unlike NHS care, social care services are not usually free. How much you pay for…

Mental capacity and planning for the future

The Mental Capacity Act 2005 sets out a range of ways by which people can plan for a time when they are no longer able to make decisions for themselves. The following options will direct you to further information about these provisions, as well as…

Fact Sheets - Money Management (Adults)

This page includes the following Fact Sheets: Paying for care Unlike the NHS, social care services are not free. How much you pay for your care depends on your level of income and savings. This fact sheet gives more information on the financial assessment process. The…
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