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Preparing for Adulthood - Good Health (Local Offer)

Preparing for adulthood For young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND), planning for adulthood begins in Year 9 (the school year in which a child has their 14th birthday), and in some cases will continue until their 25th birthday.  We often call this…

Health (Adults)

Health Accessing health services and finding your way around the system can feel complicated. This page includes information and advice to help you get the help you need.   Information on COVID-19 support can be found on the Adults Information Service COVID-19 page. 

Wellbeing (Adults)

Wellbeing Research has shown that being lonely or isolated can affect people’s health and wellbeing. Being lonely presents as much as a risk to health as smoking or alcohol consumption and is more of a risk than obesity or lack of exercise.  Loneliness and social…

Preparing for Adulthood - Friends, Relationships & Community (Local Offer)

Preparing for adulthood To support young adults to have opportunities to spend time with their peers outside of school and college, the Local Offer includes a list of community groups available in Peterborough. If you see a Local Offer flag on the record it means…

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…

Liberty Protection Safeguards

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.…

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.…

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. …

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…

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…