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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…

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…

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…

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…

Caring for someone in Peterborough

Am I a carer? 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,…

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.…

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…

Fact Sheets - Housing and Future Planning

This page includes the following Fact Sheets: Planning for Retirement When nearing your retirement age, it would be a good idea to start planning ahead about things you may need to do, such as reviewing your care and support package with us, looking at your finances, checking…
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