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End of life care (Adults)

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.…

Paying for your care in a care home (Adults)

Paying for your care in a care home Some elements of care may be funded by the NHS for a short time period following discharge from hospital.   You should receive information about this, if it applies to you, as part of the discharge process. Paying…

Technology Enabled Care (TEC) for Adults

Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Technology enabled care is Equipment and technology to help adults stay independent. Some of the benefits of technology enabled care are: increasing independence and confidence managing or minimising risk supporting and reassuring family carers reducing the need for a care package…

Domestic violence and abuse

Domestic violence or abuse can happen to anyone. Find out how to recognise the signs and where to get help.  Domestic violence, also called domestic abuse, includes physical, emotional, economic and sexual abuse in couple relationships or between family members.   It call also include coercive…

Personal Budgets and Direct Payments (Adults)

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…

Mental capacity and planning for the future (Adults)

There may come a time when you are unwell and cannot tell the people around you what you do and do not want. By making plans now, you can record your preferences for treatment and care so that if you are ever in this situation,…

Adults Information Sheets - Money Management and Planning for the Future

This page includes the following Information Sheets: Please note.  All our information sheets are easy to print  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…

Adults Information Sheets - Welfare Benefits

This page includes the following Information Sheets: (Please note.  All our information sheets are easy to print).  Attendance Allowance - April 2021 This is a tax-free benefit for people who are over state pension age when they start to need help or supervision with personal care…

Money Matters (Adults)

Managing your money Paying for care Some elements of care may be funded by the NHS for a short time period following discharge from hospital.   You should receive information about this, if it applies to you, as part of the discharge process. Unlike NHS care,…

Caring for someone in Peterborough (Adults)

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,…
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