Fact sheets

Deferred Payment Agreement

An arrangement with the Council that will enable you to use the value of your home to help pay care home costs.

Size: 865.39 KB File format: pdf

Direct Payment

Putting you in control of your personal budget so that you can arrange your own care and support.

Size: 1.38 MB File format: pdf

Direct Payment for carers

Enabling carers to have more choice and independence about organising support.

Size: 889.54 KB File format: pdf

Disability Services

Enabling people with a disability to lead a full and independent life and to put them in control of the care and support they receive.

Size: 1.04 MB File format: pdf

Do I qualify for social care support

Explains the criteria that we use to assess eligibility.

Size: 1,019.10 KB File format: pdf

Learning Disability Partnership

The Cambridgeshire Learning Disability Partnership (LDP) includes specialist social care and community health professionals. Helping people who have a learning disability and are aged over 18.

Size: 926.95 KB File format: pdf

Paying for your own care

A guide for people funding their own residential or nursing care costs.

Size: 1.09 MB File format: pdf

Planning your care

Shows you how we assess, plan and review your care and support.

Size: 1.37 MB File format: pdf

Reablement

Information about how reablement can help you to do things for yourself and live independently.

Size: 626.16 KB File format: pdf

Safeguarding adults from abuse or neglect

How to recognise and report abuse of a vulnerable adult or older person.

Size: 511.37 KB File format: pdf

Transition service

Information about immediate, but temporary domiciliary care support in your home when you leave hospital or the reablement service, and while longer term arrangements are made.

Size: 681.81 KB File format: pdf

We welcome your feedback

How to give us feedback or make a complaint about adult care and support services. What to do if you want to raise an issue with your care provider.

Size: 1.12 MB File format: pdf

Your support costs

How we work out the cost of your care and support and calculate if we can make a contribution to this.

Size: 1.45 MB File format: pdf

Top-up (third-party) payments

Why this may be payable for someone who has moved to live permanently in a residential or nursing care home.

Size: 904.98 KB File format: pdf

Reablement audio

Size: 550.19 KB File format: wma

Benefits fact sheets

Please note that the benefits fact sheets below are correct as of 4 April 2017.

Benefits for disabled young people living in the community

Outlines benefits disabled young people aged 16 and over may be able to claim.

Size: 260.34 KB File format: pdf

Disability Living Allowance

Describes the benefit, who it is for and how to apply.

Size: 201.83 KB File format: pdf

Personal Independence Payment

Information on the new benefit replacing Disability Living Allowance for people aged 16-64.

Size: 187.39 KB File format: pdf

Personal Independence Payment - Descriptors and Scores

Size: 228.35 KB File format: pdf

Attendance Allowance

Explains who qualifies for this benefit and how to apply.

Size: 189.44 KB File format: pdf

Benefits for carers

Provides information on Carers Allowance, who is eligible and how to apply.

Size: 253.60 KB File format: pdf

Exempt and permitted work

Information for people claiming sickness benefits.

Size: 185.41 KB File format: pdf

How benefits are affected by moving into a care home

Outlines how changes in circumstances affect benefits.

Size: 198.73 KB File format: pdf

Income support for long term sick and disabled people

Size: 193.03 KB File format: pdf

Pension Credit

Information on the two parts of Pension Credit and eligibility.

Size: 178.74 KB File format: pdf

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