Care and support fact sheets

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: 866KBFile format: pdf
Direct Payment fact sheet
Putting you in control of your personal budget so that you can arrange your own care and support.
Size: 1.38MBFile 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: 1.04MBFile format: pdf
LDP Service
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: 927KBFile format: pdf
Planning your care
Shows you how we assess, plan and review your care and support.
Size: 1.37MBFile format: pdf
Reablement
Information about how reablement can help you to do things for yourself and live independently.
Size: 627KBFile 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: 1.45MBFile format: pdf
Top-up payments
Why this may be payable for someone who has moved to live permanently in a residential or nursing care home.
Size: 905KBFile format: pdf
Paying for care at home v1.4
Size: 805KBFile format: pdf
Paying for care in a care home v1.4
Size: 529KBFile format: pdf
Paying for care v1.7
Size: 827KBFile format: pdf
Personal budgets and Direct Payments
Size: 518KBFile format: pdf
Attendance Allowance 2019
Explains who qualifies for this benefit and how to apply.
Size: 248KBFile format: pdf
benefit cap 2019
Explains what the cap is and how it works.
Size: 296KBFile format: pdf
Benefits for Carers 2019
Provides information on Carers Allowance, who is eligible and how to apply.
Size: 313KBFile format: pdf
Benefits In a Care Home 2019
How benefits are affected by moving into a care home - adults over 18.
Size: 258KBFile format: pdf
Disability Living Allowance 2019
Describes the benefit, who it is for and how to apply.
Size: 265KBFile format: pdf
DLA hospital residential care children 2019
How periods in care (including short breaks) and hospital affect Disability Living Allowance for children under the age of 16.
Size: 232KBFile format: pdf
Hospital 2019.doc
Size: 240KBFile format: pdf
Income Support 2019.doc
Size: 251KBFile format: pdf
Pension Credit 2019
Information on the two parts of Pension Credit and eligibility.
Size: 245KBFile format: pdf
Personal Independence Payment 2019
Information on the new disability benefit that will replace Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for people aged 16 - 64.
Size: 247KBFile format: pdf
Scores for PIP Descriptors 2019
Scores used for deciding entitlement.
Size: 304KBFile format: pdf
Universal-Credit 2019
Information on what Universal Credit is, how it works and who can claim.
Size: 165KBFile format: pdf
Work and Benefits 2019.doc
Information for people claiming sickness benefits.
Size: 250KBFile format: pdf
benefit rates 2019
Size: 385KBFile format: pdf