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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…

Stay warm this winter - information about energy support (Adults/Local Offer)

Practical information to help you manage electricity and gas bills This page has lots of useful information on financial support and local support to help you stay warm this winter. You can also find tips and hints on the government website Help for Households.

Sensory Impairment (Adults)

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

Paying for your care in a care home (Adults)

Paying for your care in a care home Paying for residential care in a care home is expensive. If you are considering a care home you will need to consider how much this will cost, how it will be funded and what will happen if…

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, economic and sexual abuse in couple relationships or between family members.   It call also include coercive…

Care and Repair (Adults)

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…

Caring for someone in Peterborough (Adults)

Caring for someone 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, son,…

Learning Disabilities and Autism Programme (Local Offer)

What is the Learning Disabilities and Autism Programme? The Learning Disabilities and Autism Programme (formally 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…

Mental capacity and planning for the future (Adults)

Mental capacity and planning for the future There may come a time when you are unwell and cannot tell the people around you what you do and do not want. By making plans now, you can record your preferences for treatment and care so that…

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…