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Paying for your care at home

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…

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.

Paying for your care in a care home

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…

Money Matters (Adults)

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 care. This is…

Fact Sheets - Money Management (Adults)

This page includes the following Fact Sheets: Paying for care Unlike the NHS, social care services are not free. How much you pay for your care depends on your level of income and savings. This fact sheet gives more information on the financial assessment process. The…

Mental capacity and planning for the future

The Mental Capacity Act 2005 sets out a range of ways by which people can plan for a time when they are no longer able to make decisions for themselves. The following options will direct you to further information about these provisions, as well as…

Care and Repair

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…

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. Personal budgets A personal budget is an amount of council funding made available to meet your social care and support…

Personal Assistant Network

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…
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