Children’s Health Matters

We know it’s worrying when your child is unwell. Fortunately, you can treat many illnesses at home with expert advice from our Children’s Health Matters guide.

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Care for a person with dementia

If you are the main person supporting someone with dementia, this guide is for you. It will tell you more about their condition and how it can affect them over time.

Annual health check – information for parents

This factsheet is for parents of a child or young person with a learning disability. It has information on GP learning disability registers and annual health checks, why they are important and how you can support your child or young person to access the services they are entitled to

Managing your Diabetes – 15 healthcare essentials

If you have diabetes you should receive a series of tests each year to show how you’re managing it. You should also be able to access extra care and support if you need to. We call this package of care the 15 Healthcare Essentials.

The Dementia Guide

Have you recently been diagnosed with dementia? This guide has lots of tips and advice to help you live well with dementia and keeping doing the activities that you enjoy.

Annual health checks easy read – learning disabilities

This easy-read leaflet tells you what a health check is, how to get a health check & how to find out more information about health checks.

My Health Matters

Information to help you take control of your health and wellbeing.