Advance decisions, advance statements and living wills - Factsheet
There are things you can do to make sure others know how you would like to be cared for and which medical treatment(s) you would want to refuse, if you are ever unable to make or communicate those decisions yourself.
Preparing an advance statement and an
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) which is gradually being r
Carer's Allowance - Factsheet
This factsheet explains what Carer’s Allowance is, the eligibility criteria, and how to make a claim.
It also explains how Carer’s Allowance may impact on any other benefits you or, the person you are caring for, are receiving, and what to do if you have
Pension Credit - Factsheet
This factsheet explains what Pension Credit is, the eligibility criteria and how to make a claim. It explains what to do if you have a change of circumstance.
Attendance Allowance - Factsheet
This factsheet gives information about Attendance Allowance, a non means-tested benefit for people aged 65 and over who have care needs.
It explains what Attendance Allowance is, the eligibility criteria, and how to make a claim. It explains what to do i
State Pension - Factsheet
This factsheet gives information about the new State Pension (for people reaching State Pension age on or after 6 April 2016) and the old State Pension (for people who reached State Pension age before 6 April
It explains how to claim your pension
Housing Benefit - Factsheet
This factsheet explains what Housing Benefit is, who qualifies for it, andV how it is calculated. It explains how to claim and what to do if you want to challenge a decision.
It has information about Discretionary Housing Payments and what to do if you h
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.
Home improvements and repairs - Factsheet
This factsheet provides information about the help you can get if your home is in a poor condition or unsuitable for your needs.
It includes information on the financial assistance and practical support available to help you make improvements, as well as
Vision Loss and Fall Risk
Please find attached a poster with information on vision loss and how to prevent yourself from falling as a result!
Yound Peoples Library Service
Please find attached the document with more information on our services for young people!
What to do if you have a fall
Please find attached a poster on more information on what to do if you have a fall
Preventing Falls Around Pets
Please find attached a poster with information on how to prevent falling around your pets!
Preventing Falls Outdoors
Please find attached a poster to learn more about how you can prevent falls when outdoors!
Preventing Medication Related Falls
Please see attached the poster which will give you all the information you need on how to prevent medication related falls!
Making Your Home Safer
Please find attached a poster with all the helpful facts and information you need to make your home safer!
Community Neighbours Leaflet
St Mary's Hospice service where volunteers visit people at home who are living with an advancing life shortening illness. They offer friendship and a helping hand.
Staying Safe - Information Guide
This guide provides practical steps that you can take to feel safer, both at home and when you are out.
How to resolve problems and complain about social care - Factsheet
This factsheet shows you what to do if you are not satisfied with an aspect of the service you receive from your local authority. Some problems or issues can be resolved informally, for example via
discussion with the professional concerned or their mana