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Medical Information and Advice

  • Websites with Advice on Medical Conditions
  • Going In and Out of Hospital
  • Vision and Hearing Services
  • Dementia Information
  • Continuing Care and End Of Life Care
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    We strive to support people as much as possible but the are some instances, with certain medical conditions where the local authority needs to signpost towards professional health services. Here you will find links to many health services and through the NHS links you will be sure to find the specific support and advice you are looking for.

    Support for People with Dementia

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  • What Is Dementia?
  • Why Should I Get A Diagnosis?
  • How Do I Get A Diagnosis?
  • I Have Dementia, What Happens Now?

  • Sensory Health - Vision and Hearing Services

    Sensory Impairment
  • Visual Impairment Services
  • Hearing Impairment Services
  • Helpful Vision and Hearing Websites
  • Helpful Deafblind Websites

  • Keeping Cool in Summer

    During a heatwave, when temperatures stay really high day after day, you can get dehydrated, overheated and are at risk of heat exhaustion or heatstroke.

    Keeping Warm in Winter

    We are more likely to catch cold or flu in the winter. The cold weather can also cause other serious health problems - like heart attacks, strokes and pneumonia. It is essential to keep warm!

    Getting Ready for Flu Season

    Flu - short for influenza is an infectious and common viral illness spread by coughs and sneezes. It can be caught all year round, but it is especially common in winter, which is why it is also known as 'seasonal flu'.