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Care and support for people in prison (Adults)

Care and support for people in prison Since April 2015, people detained in a prison or approved premises within Peterborough are entitled to an assessment of their eligibility for care and support.   Eligible care and support needs may include: help with personal care, such…

Housing Options (Adults)

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…

Autism (Adults)

Autism Autism or Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) is a term used to describe a group of lifelong, neurodevelopmental conditions marked by how a person with autism interacts socially, how they communicate and patterns of restricted, stereotyped or repetitive behaviour they may have. It is a…

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…

Information and Advice (Adults)

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…

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.…

Compliments and Complaints (Local Offer)

We want to high standards of service. You can help us to do this by telling us when we do something right or when things go wrong. If you want to make a compliment or complaint, please first contact the organisation or service direct. They…

Staying Safe (Adults)

Staying Safe There are lots of potential hazards in our homes but if you're aware of the danger areas and unsafe habits, you are more likely to be able to keep yourself safe. There are preventive measures you can take and sources of help and…

Recognising Abuse and Reporting Concerns (Adults)

Recognising Abuse and Reporting Concerns We are dedicated to ensuring that the safeguarding of adults with care and support needs is a key priority. Everyone has the right to live a life free from abuse and neglect.  If you believe someone is being abused or is at risk…

Equipment, Adaptations and Occupational Therapy (Adults)

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…