Health and wellbeing publications

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Our health and wellbeing information guides and factsheets aim to help you live well in the present, and plan for the future. Whether you're looking for ways to keep fit and look after your body, or want to know more about using health services or your healthcare rights, we have information to help you. 

Information guides provide an overview of a topic, whilst factsheets provide more in-depth detail.


Health conditions / finding and using health services / your healthcare rights

opens link in new window  Emotional health and wellbeing - Age Cymru leaflet (PDF 3.63MB)

opens link in new window  IG15: Bladder and bowel problems (PDF 708KB) 

opens link in new window  IG48: Living with early-stage dementia (PDF 0.99MB)

opens link in new window  IG55: At home with dementia: tips for making your home dementia friendly (PDF 714KB)

opens link in new window  FS5w: Dental care: NHS and private treatment in Wales (PDF 307KB)

opens link in new window  IG07: Going into hospital (PDF 2.35MB)

opens link in new window  FS61w: Help with health costs in Wales (PDF 187KB)

opens link in new window  FS76w: Internediate care and re-ablement in Wales (PDF 999KB)

opens link in new window  FS44w: NHS services in Wales (PDF 1.04MB)

opens link in new window  FS20w: NHS continuing healthcare and NHS funded nursing care in Wales (PDF 320KB)

opens link in new window  FS62: Deprivation of liberty safeguards (PDF 506KB)

opens link in new window  FS66w: Resolving problems and making a complaint about NHS care in Wales (PDF 0.99MB)

opens link in new window  FS72: Advance decisions, advance statements and living wills (PDF 397KB)


Disability benefits

opens link in new window  FS34: Attendance Allowance (PDF 456KB)

opens link in new window  IG49: Attendance Allowance (PDF 617KB)

opens link in new window  FS87: Personal Independence Payment and Disability Living Allowance (PDF 526KB)

 

Looking after your body / keeping fit / healthy eating

opens link in new window  IG56: Your mind matters (PDF 527KB) 

opens link in new window  IG38: Healthy eating (PDF 957KB)

opens link in new window  IG14: Staying steady - improving your strength and balance  (PDF 577KB)

opens link in new window  L51w: Avoiding slips trips and falls (PDF 422KB)

opens link in new window  IL01: Staying cool in a heatwave (PDF 542KB)

opens link in new window  ACIG27: Winter wrapped up (PDF 646KB) 

opens link in new window  IG24: Healthy living (PDF 759KB)

opens link in new window  IG44: In the driving seat (PDF 492KB)

opens link in new window  IL7: Home safety checker (PDF 312KB)

 

Relationships and family 

opens link in new window  FS22: Arranging for someone else to make decisions about your finance or welfare (PDF 549KB)

opens link in new window  IG48: Living with early-stage dementia (PDF 0.99MB)

opens link in new window  FS7: Making a will (PDF 373KB)

opens link in new window  IG51: Before you go - planning and support for the end of life (PDF 478KB)

opens link in new window  IG02: Lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender: Planning for later life (PDF 661KB)

opens link in new window  FS27: Planning for a funeral (PDF 487KB)

opens link in new window  IG03: When someone dies (PDF 369KB)

opens link in new window  IG32: Bereavement (PDF 450KB)

 

Care planning / end of life care / information for carers

opens link in new window  IG47: Caring for someone with dementia (PDF 691KB)

opens link in new window  IG13: Advice for carers (PDF 375KB)

opens link in new window  IG51: Before you go - planning and support for the end of life (PDF 478KB)

opens link in new window  IG23: Care at home (PDF 759KB)

opens link in new window  FS6w: Finding help at home in Wales (PDF 359KB)

 

Safeguarding / protection from abuse

opens link in new window  FS78w: Safeguarding older people in Wales from abuse (PDF 523KB)

opens link in new window  FS62: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (PDF 506KB)


LGBT issues

opens link in new window  IG02: Lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender: Planning for later life (PDF 661KB)

opens link in new window  FS16: Transgender issues and later life (PDF 452KB)

 

General / other

opens link in new window  IG10: Useful contacts (PDF 407KB)

 

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