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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.    

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

Adults website page list

A list of all the pages on the Adults website  Pages on the list are clickable.  Adults (home page) Adult Social Care Assessment and Care and Support Planning Adult Social Care compliments, comments and complaints Adult Social Care Customer Surveys Autism (Adults) Care and Repair…

Adults Easy Read website page list

A list of all the pages on the Adults Easy Read website.  Pages on this list are clickable.  Adults Easy Read landing page Apprenticeships and Traineeships Assisted Travel Attendance Allowance Bank accounts Being Safe Landing Page Blue Badges Bullying and Hate Crimes Day Opportunities Drugs…

Money Matters (Adults)

Managing your money Paying for care Unlike NHS care, social care services are not usually free. How much you pay for your care depends on your income and savings. If you have investments and/or savings of more than £23,250 you will pay for your own…