There are currently 117 active factsheets/guides
Specialist housing for older people - Factsheet
This factsheet gives information about housing intended specifically for older people, such as sheltered housing.
Resolving problems and making a complaint about NHS care - Factsheet
The factsheet explains how to make a complaint about NHS services, including situations where your complaint covers both NHS and social care services. It describes support available to help you, what to expect when your complaint is investigated.
Home safety checker- Information Guide
This guide has advice on safety in the bathroom, bedroom, kitchen and garden and outlines ways to seek help
Safeguarding older people from abuse and neglect - Factsheet
This factsheet explains the law on safeguarding adults to help you decide what to do if you think an older person is being abused or neglected, or may be at risk of abuse or neglect. Whether you know the
person through your role as a professional, a care
Getting the best energy deal - Factsheet
This factsheet looks at how you can get the best deal on your energy by switching tariff or supplier. This can help you to save money, or keep your home warmer without spending more.
Thinking about end of life - Information Guide
There can be many things to think about, from making a will to choosing who you would like to make decisions for you if you were no longer able to.
Sheltered housing to buy - South Lakeland
List of Sheltered Housing opportunities to buy in South Lakeland
Sheltered housing to rent - South Lakeland
List of Sheltered Housing opportunities to rent in South Lakeland
Who can help in South Lakeland
This is a list of organisations providing housing, safety or financial support for older people in South Lakeland.
When someone dies - Information Guide
There are many things to do when someone dies, often at a time of great personal distress when we feel least able to manage.
Cleaners, other help at home, meals delivery, shopping services - South Lakeland
A list of cleaners, gardeners, handy persons and other help at home including companionship
Help with transport - South Lakeland
Disabled parking (blue) badges, public transport (bus & train travel) and other services
Dental care: NHS and private - Factsheet
This factsheet explains how to find an NHS dentist, charges for NHS treatment, and how receiving certain benefits or the NHS low income scheme may help with the cost of NHS treatment.
Staying steady - Information Guide
Whether you’re fit and active, have mobility problems, or worry about falling, this guide offers practical tips on how to improve your strength, balance and mobility.
Bladder and Bowel Problems - Information Guide
This guide looks at different types of bladder and bowel problems and what you can do to help yourself.