Patient Information and Self Help

Below are a selection of resources and websites in regards to Self Help and Patient Information that are available and information on how to check for trust worthy sources.

Patient Information:

Contact a Family – A national charity for families with disabled children. Providing information, support and advice as well as bringing families together so they can support each other.

Dementia Guide for Carers and Care Providers – available free from iBooks, the Kindle Store and Smashwords or alternatively as an app through the Apple App Store

Finding Patience – A film that looks at the experience of dementia amongst African Caribbean families

Good Things Foundation – Good Things Foundation (formerly Tinder Foundation) is a charity that supports digitally and socially excluded people to improve their lives through digital.

Healthy Somerset – A website containing lots of information and resources aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of residents within Somerset.

My Diabetes My Way – The NHS Somerset interactive diabetes website to help support people who have diabetes and their family and friends. Including leaflets, videos, educational tools and games.

My Signals Patients – Health and social care staff and service users tell the NIHR what research is important to them and why they feel others need to know about it.

The NHS Website

Patient

Self Help:

Fifty Websites for Lifestyle Change – Created by the NWAS Library & Knowledge Service

Reading Well: Books on Prescription

Self Care Forum

Well-being Resources Available from Yeovil Academy Library

Apps for Health and Wellbeing