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Guides and factsheets aimed at keeping you informed on information surrounding health and wellbeing. Guides are short and easy to digest giving a comprehensive overview of a subject. Factsheets are longer and more detailed for those who want more information.

Information guides

Advice for carers (PDF 2 MB)

At home with dementia (PDF 714 KB)

Bereavement (PDF 1 MB)

 Before you go (PDF 478 KB)

Bladder and bowel problems (PDF 538 KB)

Caring for someone with dementia (PDF 993 KB)

Your hospital stay (PDF 476 KB)

Healthy eating (PDF 3 MB)

Healthy living (PDF 903 KB)

Lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (PDF 987 KB)

 Living with early-stage dementia (PDF 805KB)

Staying cool in a heatwave (PDF 101 KB)

Staying Steady (PDF 577 KB)

When someone dies (PDF 538 KB)

Winter wrapped up (PDF 1.9 MB) 

Your mind matters (PDF 526 KB)


Arranging for someone to make decisions on your behalf (PDF 873 KB)

Dental care – NHS and private treatment (PDF 178 KB)

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (PDF 552 KB)

Help with health costs (PDF 165 KB)

Hospital discharge (PDF 818 KB)

Intermediate care and re-ablement (PDF 172 KB

NHS services (PDF 271 KB) 

NHS continuing healthcare and NHS-funded nursing care (PDF 316 KB)

Making a will (PDF 178 KB)

Planning for your funeral (PDF 497 KB)

Resolving problems and making a complaint about NHS care (PDF 188 KB)

Safeguarding older people from abuse and neglect (PDF 584 KB)

Transgender issues in later life (PDF 577 KB)



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