Assessment and support

Social care assessments and eligibility for support

If your needs change, you can always ask us for a reassessment. Simply call the Customer Services Team on 01733 747474 or email adultsocialcare@peterborough.gcsx.gov.uk

Advocacy

A number of voluntary sector agencies have been commissioned to provide advocacy to adults with social care needs living in Peterborough. They can provide flexible advocacy support including assisting you to be involved with adult social care processes. The agencies are:

Age UK
Advocacy support for people over 65.

Phone: 01733 564185
Email: reception@ageukpeterborough.org.uk
Website: www.ageuk.org.uk/cambridgeshireandpeterborough

Alzheimer’s Society
Advocacy support for people with dementia.

Phone: 01733 893853
Email: peterborough@alzheimers.org.uk
Website: www.alzheimers.org.uk

Carers Trust
Advocacy for carers.

Phone: 01733 645234
Email:  carers@carerstrustpeterborough.org
Website: www.carerstrustcambridgeshire.org

Disability Peterborough (DIAL)
Advocacy support for people with a physical disability.

Phone: 01733 265551
Email: dialpeterborough@btconnect.com
Website: www.dialpeterborough.co.uk

PCVS
Advocacy support for people with a learning disability.

Phone: 01733 342683 or 01733 311016
Email: pcvs@pcvs.co.uk
Website: www.pcvs.co.uk/advocacy

Peterborough and Fenland Mind
Advocacy for people with a mental health issue or illness.

Phone: 01733 530650
Email: wellbeing@pfmind.org.uk
Website: www.pfmind.org.uk

PoHWer
Advocacy relating to complaints about the NHS (not complaints about Adult Social Care).

Phone: 0300 456 2370
Email: pohwer@pohwer.net
Website: www.pohwer.net

VoiceAbility
Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (only available through a referral from a professional).

Phone: 0300 330 5499
Email: imca@voiceability.org
Website: www.voiceability.org