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.
Pension credit - Information Guide
Pension Credit is a means-tested benefit for older people. It’s based on your income and your savings. It could help to boost your income if you’re eligible, but about one in three people who are entitled to
Pension Credit aren’t claiming it.
More money in your pocket - Information Guide
If you’re 60 or over, you could be entitled to benefits that you haven’t been able to claim before. These can help you keep your independence and improve your standard of living by helping with housing costs, care needs or general day-today living expense
When someone dies - Information Guide
This guide gives brief, practical information about what to do first, how to register the death, and how to arrange a funeral. It also covers who to tell about the death and
advice about financial help that may be available after a bereavement.
Hospital discharge - Factsheet
This factsheet explains how your discharge from hospital should be managed following NHS treatment so that you don't stay in hospital longer than necessary and receive the help you need in the most appropriate place.
NHS services - Factsheet
This factsheet contains information about NHS ‘primary care’ services – services you approach in a non-emergency situation when you first have a health problem.
Lasting Power of Attorney form completion and registration service
Lasting Power of Attorney form completion and registration service – helping you to stay in control of your future
Whats on at The Gateway Centre
A guide to what activities are on at The Gateway Centre each Month.
There is always someone to talk to and information on a wide range of issues.
Services or activities listed here are in a separate part of the centre, and you can just
drop in unless n
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
Property and paying for residential care - Factsheet
This factsheet explains how your property is treated in the local authority means test for the provision of permanent residential care home accommodation.
Finding, choosing and funding a care home - Factsheet
This factsheet gives information about finding, choosing and funding a suitable care home including types of homes, how to identify the right home for you and funding of care home placements.
Equality, discrimination and the Public Sector Equality Duty - Factsheet
The Equality Act 2010 came into force on 1 October 2010 and combines almost all UK previous anti-discrimination laws in one single law.
One of its most important aims is to consolidate and update the Public Sector Equality Duty - a duty for public bodies
Getting legal advice - Factsheet
This factsheet helps you to get the legal help you need, including legal information and advice on civil matters (where you have a dispute with another individual or organisation). It does not cover criminal matters.
It covers free advice from local and
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.
Pension Freedom and benefits - Factsheet
This factsheet explains some basic information about your choices with respect to drawing down pension savings. You can contact Pension Wise for information and guidance.
This factsheet sets out the impact of different choices drawing down pension funds
Challenging welfare benefit decisions - Factsheet
This factsheet explains who makes benefit decisions, how a decision can be challenged, and how to make complaints.
Help with health costs - Factsheet
Most NHS services are free but there are charges for prescriptions, dental treatment, sight tests, glasses and contact lenses and wigs and fabric supports.
This factsheet explains how the NHS Low Income Scheme helps people on a low incme with charges and
Benefits for people under Pension Credit age - Factsheet
This factsheet gives information about benefits for people under Pension Credit age (this is rising and is 63 and 9 months as of April 2017 and will be 64 and 6 months by April 2018). It gives information about Universal Credit and how it affects people c