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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

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

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

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

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

Paying for care at home

Size: 804.13 KB File format: pdf

Paying for care in a care home

Size: 528.52 KB File format: pdf

Paying for care

Size: 826.81 KB File format: pdf

Personal budgets and Direct Payments

Size: 517.99 KB File format: pdf

Adult social care feedback and complaints leaflet

Size: 197.37 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 2019.

Attendance Allowance

Explains who qualifies for this benefit and how to apply.

Size: 247.06 KB File format: pdf

Benefit Cap

Explains what the cap is and how it works.

Size: 295.19 KB File format: pdf

Benefits for carers

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

Size: 312.78 KB File format: pdf

Benefits in a care home

How benefits are affected by moving into a care home - adults over 18.

Size: 257.89 KB File format: pdf

Disability Living Allowance

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

Size: 264.11 KB File format: pdf

Disability Living Allowance - children under 16

How periods in care (including short breaks) and hospital affect Disability Living Allowance for children under the age of 16.

Size: 231.72 KB File format: pdf

Income Support for long term sick and disabled people

Size: 250.64 KB File format: pdf

Pension Credit

Information on the two parts of Pension Credit and eligibility.

Size: 244.26 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: 246.23 KB File format: pdf

Personal Independence Payment - Descriptors and Scores

Scores used for deciding entitlement.

Size: 303.93 KB File format: pdf

Universal Credit

Information on what Universal Credit is, how it works and who can claim.

Size: 164.80 KB File format: pdf

Work and Benefits

Information for people claiming sickness benefits.

Size: 249.01 KB File format: pdf

Quick guide to benefits - April 2019

Size: 384.50 KB File format: pdf

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