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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…

Paying for your care at home (Adults)

Paying for your care at home There are some temporary changes to how adult social care services are paid for during the COVID-19 pandemic.  You can see the details on our Adults COVID-19 page Social care and support, unlike health care provided by the NHS, is…

Compliments, comments and complaints (Adults)

Adult Social Care compliments, comments and complaints Peterborough City Council is committed to providing high standards of service. You can help us to do this by telling us when we do something right or when things go wrong. Most complaints can be resolved locally, by…

Housing Options (Adults)

Housing Options You should be able to stay in your own home for as long as you want.  You can find lots of helpful advice on remaining at home on our Staying independent pages. To find out how well your home suits you, you can…

Peterborough City Council's Day Service (Adults)

What are day services for older people? The Peterborough City Council’s day service offers a safe and friendly environment for older people who might be finding it difficult to get out and about, and need a bit of help and support. Coming to the day…

Staying independent (Adults)

Living independently - for longer Most people over the age of 85 are able to remain living independently in their own homes in Peterborough. There are lots of things you can do remain living independently in the community for as long as possible. This section…

Caring for someone with autism

If you care for someone with autism, their wellbeing will be your main concern but don't ignore your own needs. Getting help and support and the occasional break will be good for you as well as the person under your care. Benefits and help for…

End of life care (Adults)

Planning for the future End of life care refers to health care of those with a terminal condition which has become advanced, progressive and incurable. People often want to spend their last days at home and this is usually possible with the right planning and support.…

Paying for your care in a care home (Adults)

Paying for your care in a care home There are some temporary changes to how adult social care services are paid for during the COVID-19 pandemic.  You can see the details on our Adults COVID-19 page Paying for residential care in a care home is expensive.…

Dementia (Adults)

Dementia If you are concerned that a family member has dementia, the first step is to arrange for them to see a GP.  The word dementia describes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. Dementia is…
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