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Fact Sheets - General Information About Adult Social Care

This page includes the following Fact Sheets: A2 - Your Care and Support Assessment If you are facing a major change in your life because of an illness or disability, you can ask someone from Adult Social Care to talk with you, and the people…

Fact Sheets - Help at Home and Preventative Support (Adults)

This page includes the following Fact Sheets: B1 - Care and Support Plans A care and support plan is a document that details the things you wish to achieve as part of your care and support, that have been agreed between you and the council. B2…

Care and support for people in prison

Care and support for people in prison Since April 2015, people detained in a prison or approved premises within Peterborough are entitled to an assessment of their eligibility for care and support.   Eligible care and support needs may include: help with personal care, such…

Information and Advice

Information and Advice Peterborough City Council is committed to developing and providing good quality information and advice for existing and future users of our services and their carers and families.  You can find lots of useful information here on the Peterborough Information Network. We will…

Adult social care compliments, comments and complaints

Adult Social Care compliments, comments and complaints Peterborough City Council is committed to providing high standards of service. You can help us to do this by telling us when we do something right or when things go wrong. Most complaints can be resolved locally, by…

Hate Crime

Hate Crimes Hate crimes can be committed against a person or property, and are crimes which the victim or any other person perceives to be motivated by hostility or prejudice towards any aspect of a person’s identity, namely: Disability Race or ethnicity Religion or belief…

Staying independent

Living independently - for longer Most people over the age of 85 are able to remain living independently in their own homes in Peterborough. There are lots of things you can do remain living independently in the community for as long as possible. This section…

Fact Sheets - Information for Carers

This page includes the following Fact Sheets: Being a Carer A carer is someone who helps another person, usually a relative or friend, in their day to day life. This is not the same as someone who provides care professionally or through a voluntary organisation. Breaks for…

Housing Options

Housing Options You should be able to stay in your own home for as long as you want.  You can find lots of helpful advice on remaining at home on our Staying independent pages. To find out how well your home suits you, you can…

Assistive Technology (also known as Technology Enabled Care)

Technology Enabled Care 'Technology enabled care' is devices or systems that support you to maintain or improve your independence, safety and wellbeing. Some of the benefits of technology enabled care are: increasing independence and confidence managing or minimising risk supporting and reassuring family carers reducing…
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