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4-in-1 pre-school booster: FAQs

Who should have the vaccination? Why is IPV (inactivated polio vaccine) used rather than OPV (oral polio vaccine), which was used in the past? Can you get polio from the polio part of this vaccine? What is the difference between dTaP/IPV and DTaP/IPV? How do we…

Adults Information Service - COVID-19 information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) This page includes lots of useful information that will help you through the pandemic.  You can also find information on the Peterborough City Council website.

Adults Information Sheets - Information to help you stay independent, safe and well

This page includes the following Information Sheets. (Please note. All our information sheets are easy to print)  Home Service Delivery Team The Peterborough City Council Home Service Delivery Team brings together teams across Adult Social Care and Housing. It focuses on keeping you living safely…

Adults Information Sheets - Money Management and Planning for the Future

This page includes the following Information Sheets: Please note.  All our information sheets are easy to print  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…

Adults Information Sheets - Welfare Benefits

This page includes the following Information Sheets: (Please note.  All our information sheets are easy to print).  Attendance Allowance - April 2021 This is a tax-free benefit for people who are over state pension age when they start to need help or supervision with personal care…

Autism (Adults)

Autism Autism or Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) is a term used to describe a group of lifelong, neurodevelopmental conditions marked by how a person with autism interacts socially, how they communicate and patterns of restricted, stereotyped or repetitive behaviour they may have. It is a…

Autism diagnosis for adults

Have you ever wondered if you're autistic? Finding out if you're autistic could help answer questions that may have bothered you all your adult life. There are a number of online autism tests, but these vary in accuracy and none will be able to tell if you're definitely…

Autism in children

Autism can normally be diagnosed in children at around the age of two. In many cases, professional health workers may spot the signs of autism during normal childhood health checks, and this may lead to the child being formally diagnosed. If you think your child may have autism, ask your…

Autism misconceptions

Whether it's at school, work or in social settings, people with autism are often misunderstood. They often suffer discrimination, intolerance and isolation, resulting in many feeling excluded from everyday society. In an attempt to understand the reasons behind this, The National Autistic Society (NAS) commissioned research…

Autism: the facts

Autism is a lifelong developmental disability. On its own, autism is not a learning disability or a mental health problem. But some people with autism have an accompanying learning disability, learning difficulty or mental health problem. Autism is a spectrum condition. This means that while all people with…
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