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Oral Health Workbook

This oral health toolkit has been developed by Leading Lives and Community Dental Services to help people manage their own oral health. We hope it will support people with learning disabilities in a range of settings. The toolkit covers key … Read Article about Oral Health Workbook

A project from One Life Suffolk to support people with Learning Disabilities

As part of a wider national campaign to tackle obesity and promote maintaining a healthy weight, local authorities have been given funding to expand weight management programmes. Suffolk County Council has been awarded this funding which they have … Read Article about A project from One Life Suffolk to support people with Learning Disabilities

Active April 2021

Keeping active is a great way to boost our mental wellbeing. So this month, Action for Happiness are encouraging everyone to get moving and get outdoors as much as possible. Whatever your circumstances, you can find your own simple ways to be … Read Article about Active April 2021

Know your risk of Type 2 diabetes

Every two minutes someone finds out that they have Type 2 diabetes, a potentially serious health condition that can cause long-term health problems. It can lead to sight loss, kidney failure, loss of a limb, and makes you at least twice as likely to … Read Article about Know your risk of Type 2 diabetes

What to do when you have Type 2 diabetes: an easy-read guide

Diabetes UK have made an easy-read guide to support people who have type 2 diabetes. You can view and download the guide by clicking the link below. … Read Article about What to do when you have Type 2 diabetes: an easy-read guide

Seven in 10 adults are motivated to get healthier in 2021 due to COVID-19

Better Health campaign This January, lots of us are thinking about what we can do for a boost. So, if there’s something you’d like to change in your life right now, like losing a bit of weight, getting active, sleeping better/improving your … Read Article about Seven in 10 adults are motivated to get healthier in 2021 due to COVID-19

Supporting recovery after COVID-19

NHS England have a website with lots of information for recovering from COVID-19, including: Managing the effects: Effects on the bodyEffects on the mindCOVID's links with other conditions Wellbeing: Eating wellSleeping wellGetting … Read Article about Supporting recovery after COVID-19

Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership self-care calendar: day 2

Day 2: Make a list of things you want to do this month Many of us will still be processing the impact of the current month-long lockdown. As part of of our self-care calendar, please see the idea for Day 2: Make a list of things you want to … Read Article about Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership self-care calendar: day 2

The NHS has recently launched the 'Help Us, Help You' campaign. The campaign encourages people to contact their GP if they are worried about a symptom that could be cancer. Find out more: NHS.uk/cancersymptoms ...