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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…

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…

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…

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…

Loneliness in older people

Older people are especially vulnerable to loneliness and social isolation - and it can have a serious effect on health. But there are ways to overcome loneliness, even if you live alone and find it hard to get out. Hundreds of thousands of elderly people…

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…

Mental Health

Mental Health All of us, children, young people and adults have mental health and it is important to look after it, like we would any other part of our body.  If you are having mental health problems though, you're not alone. One in four of…

Money Matters (Adults)

Paying for care Unlike NHS care, social care services are not usually free. How much you pay for your care depends on your income and savings. If you have investments and/or savings of more than £23,250 you will pay for your own care. This is…

Paying for your care in a care home

Paying for your care in a care home Paying for residential care in a care home is expensive. If you are considering a care home you will need to consider how much this will cost, how it will be funded and what will happen if…

Personal Assistant Network

Employing a Personal Assistant A personal assistant (PA) can be employed if you need care and support to enable you to live as independently as possible at home. Personal assistants can provide help with your care and support needs. You can search the PA Register for…
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