There are currently 117 active factsheets/guides
Challenging welfare benefit decisions - Factsheet
This factsheet explains who makes benefit decisions, how a decision can be challenged, and how to make complaints.
Dealing with debt - Factsheet
This factsheet aims to help you understand how to recognise and deal with debt problems, as well as where to seek assistance with debt.
Included is information about:
the stages of debt advice
how to seek assistance
organisations that can help
Intermediate care and reablement - Factsheet
This factsheet explains intermediate care and reablement. These terms describe short-term NHS and social care support that aims to help you:
avoid unnecessary admission to hospital
be as independent as possible after an unplanned hospital stay
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
Homelessness - Factsheet
This factsheet gives information about homelessness. It explains how your local authority can help you if you are homeless and the circumstances in which it has a duty to rehouse you.
Information on the allocation of council and housing association housi
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
Looking after your money - Information Guide
This guide is about how to protect your finances as far as possible and what to do if things do go wrong.
Universal Credit - Factsheet
This factsheet gives information about Universal Credit, a means-tested benefit for people under State Pension age. It gives information about Universal Credit, how it affects people claiming other benefits and how to claim it.
Personal Independence Payment and Disability Living Allowance - Factsheet
This factsheet gives information about Personal Independence Payment (PIP), a non means-tested benefit for people aged 16 to 64 who have a disability.
The factsheet also gives information about Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
Applying to The Beamsley Trust
Guidance for individuals who would like to access a Beamsley Trust grant.
Application Guidelines for The Craven Trust
How to apply for a grant from The Craven Trust for your community group.
Adapting your home - Information Guide
This guide provides you with information and ideas about how to adapt your home to enable you, or the person you care for, to live safely and independently.
Powers of attorney - Information Guide
There may come a time when we need someone to make decisions on our behalf. Find out more about your options, different types of power of attorney and how they work.
Nursing and Residential Care Home list - South Lakeland
A list of Nursing and Residential Care Homes to help you find the best care and housing option for you.
In the driving seat - Information Guide
This guide reminds older drivers of their legal obligations, gives tips about continuing to drive safely, and addresses the sensitive issue of deciding when to stop driving.
Getting help at home - Information Guide
This guide outlines the help you may be able to receive and signposts to relevant organisations to get personal care, adapting our home to suit our needs, or receiving benefits.
Staying Safe - Information Guide
This guide provides practical steps that you can take to feel safer, both at home and when you are out.
Care homes - Information Guide
This guide looks at how to find a care home, how to arrange and pay for care.
Your mind matters - Information Guide
This guide looks at things you can do to look after your mental wellbeing, as well as steps you can take if you think you need some help.