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.
Contact – 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.
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.
Health and Care Video Library – The Health and Care Video Library aims to use short and simple videos to help health and social care staff support their patients remotely.
Healthy Somerset – A website containing lots of information and resources aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of residents within Somerset.
How to be Health Savvy – A netvibes portal created by the Isle of Wight NHS Trust Library team which includes information on ‘how to be health savvy’
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.
Somerset Maternity Toolkit – This toolkit is designed to support you on your journey from pre-conception, pregnancy and beyond. It aims to offer trustworthy sources of information and local support.