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Preventing falls: looking after yourself

Anyone can experience a fall. However, as you age, your risk of falling increases. The good news is that there are lots of things you can do to minimise those risks. The Royal College of Occupational Therapists has…

Preventing falls: ensuring a safe home environment

Take a look around your home for things that may cause you to trip, slip or fall and address them to make your home safer. Steps you could take to make your home as safe as possible could include: Ensuring floors are…

What to do if someone falls

Should you fall, knowing how to get back up again safely could help to minimise the impact. This knowledge could also enable you to help someone else who has fallen. If you are not injured and want to try to get up: Take…

Online wellbeing support and counselling for farming families

Kooth Plc is working in partnership with the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) to deliver mental health and wellbeing support to farming families across England and Wales. Kooth and Qwell are…

National strategy for autistic children, young people and adults: 2021 to 2026

The Government has published the next strategy to improve the lives of autistic people: ;the national strategy for autistic children, young people, and adults: 2021 – 2026. This new strategy, the first of its kind…

Living independently

Living independently means having choice and control over all aspects of your life. This might involve: choosing where you live enjoying time with family and friends taking part in leisure activities studying,…

TLC Sessions - A Podcast Dedicated to Long Covid

THE EXPERTS The UK Office for National Statistics estimates that around 1 in 10 respondents testing positive for COVID-19 may exhibit symptoms for a period of 12 weeks or longer and more than 380,000 people have…

Getting Online

Listed below are some resources to help you get online, stay safe online, and make the most of being online.

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Care & Support Services Directory

The latest edition of the Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland Adult Care and Support Services Directory 2022 has now been published. You can find out more about adult support services, including services…

Dementia and fitness to drive

You must tell DVLA if you have dementia, a ;condition or treatment that could impact your ; fitness to drive. ;You can be fined up to £1,000 if you don’t tell DVLA about a medical condition that affects your…
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