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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.
Making a will - Factsheet
This factsheet explains what you should think about when making your will and how to make sure that the will is legal, effective and your wishes are carried out.
Council and housing association housing - Factsheet
This factsheet gives information about applying for housing from local authorities and housing associations ('social housing'). It explains how applications for social housing are assessed, how waiting lists are organised and how properties are allocated.
Anti-social behaviour in housing - Factsheet
This factsheet is about anti-social behaviour that takes place in the home or neighbourhood. It includes information on noisy neighbours, hedge disputes and harassment.
Wills and estate planning - Information Guide
Find out how to make a will, what issues to consider, and when to get professional advice.
Paying for permanent residential care - Factsheet
This factsheet provides information about the financial help that may be available from your local authority if you need care in a care home. It also covers arranging and paying for care yourself.
Planning for retirement: money and tax - Factsheet
This factsheet looks at some common money and tax issues connected with retirement, including dealing with pensions and tax allowances. It also explains about record-keeping and dealing with paperwork.
Bereavement - Information Guide
If you or someone close has suffered a bereavement, this guide offers practical and emotional support after a death.