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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.

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…

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…

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Peterborough (Adults)

The Deprivation of Liberty safeguards are part of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. They aim to make sure adults in care homes, hospitals or supported living are looked after in a way that does not inappropriately restrict their freedom. The safeguards should ensure that a care home, hospital…

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.…

Health (Adults)

Health Accessing health services and finding your way around the system can feel complicated. This page includes information and advice to help you get the help you need.   Information on COVID-19 support can be found on the Adults Information Service COVID-19 page. 

Mental capacity and planning for the future (Adults)

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 if you are ever in this situation,…

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

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…

A Peterborough guide to staying steady and doing the things you enjoy

Stronger for Longer Welcome to Stronger for Longer, A guide to staying steady and strong to keep you doing the things you enjoy. What is this guide about? All of us want to keep doing what we have been doing all our lives, whether it be…
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