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  1. Living Independently

    We understand that staying independent is important so that you can live well, for longer. As your circumstances and abilities change, doing things on your own can become more difficult, but there are lots of things you can do to keep your independence - both at home and when you are…
  2. Creating a safe home

    If you are getting older, or have a health condition that restricts your mobility, by making some simple changes in your home, you can:​ make it safer for you to move around your home and do things on your own​ remove any hazards that could cause you to trip, slip…
  3. Staying Physically and Mentally Healthy‚Äč

    It's important to look after your physical and mental health to help you to live well, for longer. It's never too late to work towards getting a healthier lifestyle, and it can have a range of benefits, including:​ Reducing the risk of you becoming ill​ Improving your mood ​ Helping you get a…
  4. Looking After Yourself

    Being able to look after yourself can help you to stay independent, but by doing things like keeping your feet in good condition, you can also reduce the risk of falls. As you get older, or if you have a health condition that affects your mobility, everyday things like getting dressed in the morning might…
  5. Shopping

    If you are unable to visit the shops in person, here are suggestions of some other ways you can get your essential supplies. ​ Help from family and friends​ Consider family members or friends that may be able to help. They may be able to pick up your shopping while out doing their…
  6. Medication Management

    While taking medication is a necessary part of many people’s lives, it’s often easy to get distracted and forget to take them. Not only can this have an effect on the condition you are taking them for, but can also lead to or cause other issues, such as increasing the risk of a fall.​ Here are…
  7. Tools & Resources for Practitioners

    Being a carer can mean lots of different things - for young people caring for a member of their family could make them a young carer. Young carers are people under 18 years old who look after a family member who has a disability, illness,…
  8. Youth Offer

    Here you will find information on positive activities and support services for young people, most of which are low cost or free. This includes details of employment, skills and training services, holiday activities, youth clubs, one to one support, dance, arts and drama groups and…
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