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Eligibility for social care help and social care assessment

Social Care Assessment If you struggle to carry out everyday tasks, you can get support to help you do things easily and safely, which may help you to live independently.  We can give information and advice to help you find the care and support that…

Equipment, Adaptations and Occupational Therapy

Equipment, Adaptations and Occupational Therapy Most people want to stay in their own home and maintain their independence for as long as possible. There are practical steps you can take to help you remain in control and a lot of different equipment and daily living…

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…

Sensory Impairment (Adults)

Sensory Impairment Sensory impairment covers: Visual impairment Deaf and hard of hearing Dual sensory loss (Deaf/Blind)

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…

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…

Reablement

Reablement Reablement is a programme of short term support tailored to your individual needs, to help you (re)learn the skills needed for daily living and reduce the amount of care and support you need.  Reablement is about helping people to do things for themselves rather…

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,…

Transforming Care

What is Transforming Care? Transforming Care can improve the lives of children, young people or children and adults with autism and/or learning disability with behaviour that challenges and/or mental health issues.  It is about improved support in your community.  This is to try to prevent you…
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