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Mental capacity and planning for the future (Adults)

Mental capacity and planning for the future There may come a time when you are unwell and cannot tell the people around you what you do and do not want. By making plans now, you can record your preferences for treatment and care so that…

Mental Health (Adults)

Mental Health All of us, children, young people and adults have mental health and it is important to look after it, like we would any other part of our body.  If you are having mental health problems though, you're not alone. One in four of…

Mental Health Crisis Breathing Space Scheme (adults)

What is Breathing Space? Breathing Space, officially called the Debt Respite Scheme, is a government scheme which could help relieve some of the pressure and stress caused by being in debt. Breathing Space aims to help relieve some of the pressure of dealing with your…

Money Matters (Adults)

Managing your money Paying for care Some elements of care may be funded by the NHS for a short time period following discharge from hospital.   You should receive information about this, if it applies to you, as part of the discharge process. Unlike NHS care,…

Paying for your care at home (Adults)

Paying for your care at home Some elements of care may be funded by the NHS for a short time period following discharge from hospital.   You should receive information about this, if it applies to you, as part of the discharge process. Social care and…

Paying for your care in a care home (Adults)

Paying for your care in a care home Some elements of care may be funded by the NHS for a short time period following discharge from hospital.   You should receive information about this, if it applies to you, as part of the discharge process. Paying…

Personal Assistant Register (Adults)

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…

Personal Budgets and Direct Payments (Adults)

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 Personal Budgets and Direct Payments This guidance is for people who have already had a social care assessment…

Peterborough City Council's Older People'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…

Preparing for Adulthood - Independent Living (Local Offer)

Preparing for independence Thinking about and preparing for growing up and adulthood is something that happens throughout children and young people’s lives.  If the young person has an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) Preparing for Adulthood outcomes must be part of their EHCP from Year 9…