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Making sense of your medicines

To get the best results from your medicines, it's important to use them as they are intended. You need to: Take the right amount of medicine at the right times, in the right way and for the right number of days.  Get advice from your pharmacist or GP…

Autism (Adults)

Autism Autism is often called the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It is a lifelong, developmental disability which can include Aspergers. Autism is not an illness or disease and cannot be 'cured'. Those who are diagnosed are all different but can be very clever people. Some autistic…

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…

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…

Welfare Benefits (Adults)

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. Information on…

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. …

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…

Hate Crime (Adults and Local Offer)

Hate Crimes Hate crimes can be committed against a person or property, and are crimes which the victim or any other person perceives to be motivated by hostility or prejudice towards any aspect of a person’s identity, namely: Disability Race or ethnicity Religion or belief…

Customer Surveys (Adults)

Adult Social Care Customer Surveys All councils with social services responsibilities are required to undertake an annual survey of service users and a biennial survey of carers.  On this page you can find links to the latest national and local results.

Recognising Abuse and Reporting Concerns (Adults)

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 of harm, please report your…
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