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Adults Information Service - COVID-19 information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) This page includes lots of useful information that will help you through the pandemic.  You can allso find information on the Peterborough City Council website.

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 and sexual abuse in couple relationships or between family members.  Domestic violence can happen against women…

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 Health (Adults)

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…

Personal Assistant Register (Adults)

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…

Peterborough City Council's Older People's Day Service (Adults)

Please note that during the current COVID-19 pandemic, services may not be run as detailed. What are day services for older people? The Peterborough City Council’s day service offers a safe and friendly environment for older people who might be finding it difficult to get…

Stay Stronger for Longer (Adults)

Stay fit to stay independent Doing the right type of strengthening exercises is important.  For older people, ‘strength and balance exercises’, which strengthen the muscles in the legs and improve balance and co-ordination, have been specifically proven to help people stay strong and steady.  Other…

Wellbeing (Adults)

Wellbeing Research has shown that being lonely or isolated can affect people’s health and wellbeing. Being lonely presents as much as a risk to health as smoking or alcohol consumption and is more of a risk than obesity or lack of exercise.  Loneliness and social…

Worried about a friend or family member (Adults)

Concerns about wellbeing We all want to do the best for our loved ones, and to help them stay safe, well and independent. You may have noticed a change in behaviour. Maybe you are concerned about their wellbeing or ability to take care of themselves. …
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