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Adults Information Sheets - Welfare Benefits

Welfare Benefits If you need a version of any document in a more accessible format, please contact us. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. Please note all our information sheets are easy to print. …

Adults Information Sheets - Money Management and Planning for the Future

Money Management and Planning for the Future If you need a version of any document in a more accessible format, please contact us. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. Please note all our information…

Reablement (Adults)

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…

Personal Budgets and Direct Payments (Adults)

Personal Budgets and Direct Payments This guidance is for people who have already had a social care assessment and a financial assessment and are eligible for council funded care and support.  For more information about financial assessment and paying for care, please visit the Paying…

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…

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Peterborough (Adults)

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Peterborough The Deprivation of Liberty safeguards are part of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. They aim to make sure adults in care homes, hospitals or supported living are looked after in a way that does not inappropriately restrict their freedom. The safeguards should ensure…

Equipment and Living Aids (Adults)

Household gadgets and equipment to make life easier If you, or someone you know, struggles with everyday tasks, there might be gadgets or equipment to help make life easier.    

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…

Community Information (Adults)

On this area of the Peterborough Information Network you can find links to lots of useful information in the community. You can also find information on the Getting Out and About pages.

Paying for your care at home (Adults)

Paying for your care at home Social care and support, unlike health care provided by the NHS, is not usually free of charge. If you have been assessed by the council as needing ongoing care and support, you will be offered a financial assessment to…