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Health and wellbeing

You might be interested in the following health and wellbeing information

Advice Dorset

Details of local advice providers who can support you over benefits, consumer advice, debt and money, discrimination, employment, health and care.

Age UK Bournemouth

Information and advice, services and activities for older people. Helping you live an independent, active and fulfilling life.

Livewell Dorset

Livewell Dorset was set up to support people making changes to improve their health and wellbeing, provide access to a range of helpful free resources and services, offer any information and guidance they might need and help them to find out ways of achieving their goals.

My health my way

Personalised support for people in Dorset to help them develop the confidence, knowledge and skills to tackle symptoms such as immobility, breathlessness, anxiety or daily pain.

My life my care

Bournemouth Borough Council, Dorset County Council and the Borough of Poole have brought together their advice and information about social care services into one website that serves all the people of Dorset.  However, should any social care services be provided directly, this will continue to be the responsibility of your local council.

Information last updated 28 March 2017

National information

Carers UK

If you would in any way describe yourself as a Carer, this website is full of useful Help and Advice . By clicking on the Help & Advice tab, you will find some very useful links such as Quick guide to caring and Finding help where you live. See also the 5 essentials for carers information.

Disabled Living Foundation

The Your health section of the Disabled Living Foundation’s AskSARA online information service gives you advice about ideas and aids for coping with a range of physical and mental conditions.

Health and wellbeing

Information on how to look after your health and fitness as you get older from Age UK.

Living life to the full

You can get immediate advice on improving life skills for improved mental health (the front page even has a Panic Button!) or sign up for an 8-part course. It’s all free.

NHS Choices

This website is the main route to information and services from the NHS. In the Health A-Z section, you will find immediate links with buttons to a comprehensive health encyclopaedia and to Medicines information. You can also use the NHS Direct symptom checker to get information to help you decide if medical attention is required. In the Health Services near you section, you can easily search for local GPs, hospitals, dentists and other services, using place name or postcode.

Patient UK

On this site you will find a Wellbeing section, where you can get the most recent updates on helping you enjoy a healthy lifestyle. A-Zs for Conditions and Medicines. Videos and discussion forums are also available.