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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…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information

This page contains information about Coronavirus.

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)

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Peterborough 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…

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.    

Homes Not Hospitals (previously Transforming Care) Local Offer

What is homes not hospitals 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…

Joint Health and Wellbeing Integrated Care Strategy

Health and Wellbeing Boards were set up by the government in 2012. They bring together health and social care partners. The aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of the local population.  Health and Wellbeing Boards must have health and wellbeing strategies. There will…

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…