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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. …

Welfare Benefits (Adults)

Welfare Benefits Each year, more than £3.5 billion of pension credit and housing benefit goes unclaimed by older people in the UK. Are you eligible? Find a benefits calculator to check whether you are eligible This page includes information on a nunber of welfare benefits.…

Staying independent (Adults)

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 page …

Compliments, comments and complaints (Adults)

Adult Social Care compliments, comments and complaints Peterborough City Council is committed to providing high standards of service. You can help us to do this by telling us when we do something right or when things go wrong. Most complaints can be resolved locally, by…

Adult Social Care for young people aged 18 plus (Local Offer)

Support from adult social care When you are over 18 years old any social care support you might need is organised by adult social care. If you have been getting care and support from children's social care services, you may be eligible for support from…

Liberty Protection Safeguards (adults)

Liberty Protection Safeguards The Liberty Protection Safeguards will provide protection for people aged 16 and above who are or who need to be deprived of their liberty in order to enable their care or treatment and lack the mental capacity to consent to their arrangements. …

Disability Social Care Childrens Direct Payments (Local Offer)

Disability Social Care Direct Payments for Children and Young People 0 – 18  Direct Payments are a flexible way of organising and managing support. If your child or young adult is eligible for support from the Disability Social Care 0-25 Service you can ask for Direct Payments.…

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…

Equality and Diversity (Local Offer)

Equality and Diversity Equality is about ensuring everybody has equal opportunity. People should not discriminated against because of their characteristics. Diversity is about recognising the differences between people and groups of people. It places a positive value on those differences. This page has some useful…

Mental Health Crisis Breathing Space Scheme (adults)

What is Breathing Space? Breathing Space, officially called the Debt Respite Scheme, is a government scheme which could help relieve some of the pressure and stress caused by being in debt. Breathing Space aims to help relieve some of the pressure of dealing with your…