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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…

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…

Personal Assistant (PA) Network

A Personal Assistant (PA) is someone who is employed to provide everyday care and support for adults, children or young people. This may include personal and domestic care, helping ;someone ;access their local…

My Planned Care Website

NHS England and NHS Improvement ;launched the latest version of the My Planned Care website, which provides information and guidance for patients waiting for a hospital consultation, treatment or surgery. ; The…

Disclaimer - Please Read

The Rutland Information Service (RIS) is a free, impartial directory provided by Rutland County Council. The role of this directory and our website content is to provide information. We add links from our site to…

Equipment, Adaptations and Assistive Technology

Equipment, adaptations and assistive technology can help you to be as independent as possible in your everyday activities or to make it easier and safer for your carers to help you when needed. What do you mean by…

Read our Newsletters

You can now catch up on the RIS’s newsletter helping to keep local health and wellbeing related organisations up to speed on what's happening locally, including events, new services and funding opportunities. If…

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…

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…
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