Have your say on new care proposals at focus sessions
Residents can have their say on plans to change the way people pay for care services in the city.
Peterborough City Council is holding a consultation on whether to change the criteria on how people qualify for care support. The proposals also includechangestootherservices, including meals on wheels.
Councillor Wayne Fitzgerald, Cabinet member for adult social care, said: “Wedon’twant anyone to have to pay more for the care they receive.
“But we have to rethink the way we provide services to ensure that the money we have available to provide care is spent on those with the greatest need.
Cllr Fitzgerald added: “Year on year we are receiving less money from the Government but wehavetocontinueproviding key services such as adult social care.”
Consultation sessions will beheldattheDeafBlindCentre, Cygnet park, Hampton, tomorrowat 10amtonoonand1pmto 3pm, January 15, between 7pm and 9pm, January 18, between 1pm and 3pm, January 24 from 1.30pm to 3.30pm and January 25 from 10am to noon.
Therewillalsobesessionsat WestgateChurch, Westgate, Peterborough on January 29 and January 31 both between 2pm and 4pm.
People can also have their say by calling 01733 864666 and leaving a voicemail.
For more information visit www. peterborough. gov. uk
Cllr Wayne Fitzgerald