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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…

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,…

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…

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…

Community Information (Adults)

On this area of the Peterborough Information Network you can find links to lots of useful information in the community. You can also find information on the Getting Out and About pages.

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 This guidance is for people who have already had a social care assessment and a financial assessment and…

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…

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…

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…

Equipment and Living Aids (Adults)

Household gadgets and equipment to make life easier If you, or someone you know, struggles with everyday tasks, there might be gadgets or equipment to help make life easier.    
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