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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

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 April 2018.

Benefits for disabled young people living in the community

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

Size: 315.89 KB File format: pdf

Disability Living Allowance

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

Size: 261.10 KB File format: pdf

Personal Independence Payment

Information on the new disability benefit that will replace Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for people aged 16 – 64.

Size: 234.72 KB File format: pdf

Personal Independence Payment - Descriptors and Scores

Scores used for deciding entitlement.

Size: 301.49 KB File format: pdf

Attendance Allowance

Explains who qualifies for this benefit and how to apply.

Size: 245.60 KB File format: pdf

Benefits for carers

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

Size: 309.36 KB File format: pdf

Exempt and permitted work

Information for people claiming sickness benefits.

Size: 239.47 KB File format: pdf

How benefits are affected by moving into a care home

Outlines how changes in circumstances affect benefits.

Size: 253.99 KB File format: pdf

Income support for long term sick and disabled people

Size: 247.89 KB File format: pdf

Pension Credit

Information on the two parts of Pension Credit and eligibility.

Size: 234.72 KB File format: pdf

Quick guide to benefits - April 2018

Size: 525.54 KB File format: pdf

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