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Controlling and coercive behaviour

It is a criminal offence in England and Wales for someone to subject you to coercive control. If you experience this kind of abuse you can report it to the police. You may also be able to apply to the Family Court for protection. This…

Council Tax and Housing Benefits

You can get help with your rent and Council Tax if you don’t have much money coming in. This might be because you are not working or if you are on a low income. The rules are a bit complicated but we can help make…

Crime prevention information

There are many ways to help prevent crime from affecting you. We have lots of advice and tips on keeping safe in your home and whilst out and about, please click the link below to find out more. Crime prevention advice Click on the related…

Day centres

Day centres offer fun and educational day time activities.  Heathlands Day Centre Heathlands is a community based service offering day opportunities to adults with profound and multiple learning disabilities, and Autism. It helps you to maintain your family relationships and feel independent in living at home.…

Day opportunities for older people

Day services for older people It's important to keep active, even if you need lots of help with personal care or have memory problems.  We have a number of small schemes in different settings where you can enjoy lunch and refreshments, meet people and join…

Deferred payment agreements

What is a deferred payment agreement? A deferred payment agreement means that you should not have to sell your home in your lifetime to pay care home bills. It is an arrangement with the Council that will enable you to defer paying for the cost…

Dementia

About dementia. Understanding dementia and how to get a diagnosis for you or someone you are caring for.  Caring for someone with dementia. It is important that you receive all the support and advice available if you are caring for someone with dementia Living well with…

Dementia and end of life planning

People with dementia often live for many years after their diagnosis. The symptoms of dementia are likely to get worse over time, and it's wise to make plans well in advance of a person's condition deteriorating. People with an incurable illness such as dementia, may be…

Dementia Choices (NHS Choices)

NHS choices offers information for people with dementia and their families and friends. It aims to raise awareness of dementia, as well as help people create networks and better understand the impact of the condition. There are also links to lots of information on dementia and sources of…
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