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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…

Sensory Impairment (Adults)

Sensory Impairment Sensory impairment covers: Visual impairment Deaf and hard of hearing Dual sensory loss (Deaf/Blind) Information on COVID-19 support can be found on the Adults Information Service COVID-19 page.  Local support groups can be found by searching on 'COVID-19'.

Stay Stronger for Longer (Adults)

Stay fit to stay independent Doing the right type of strengthening exercises is important.  For older people, ‘strength and balance exercises’, which strengthen the muscles in the legs and improve balance and co-ordination, have been specifically proven to help people stay strong and steady.  Other…

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 page …

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…

Technology Enabled Care (TEC) for Adults

Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Technology enabled care is Equipment and technology to help adults stay independent. Some of the benefits of technology enabled care are: increasing independence and confidence managing or minimising risk supporting and reassuring family carers reducing the need for a care package…

Transforming Care (Local Offer)

What is Transforming Care? Transforming Care can improve the lives of children, young people or children and adults with autism and/or learning disability with behaviour that challenges and/or mental health issues.  It is about improved support in your community.  This is to try to prevent you…

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…

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…

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. …
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