Warm and Well

You probably already know quite a lot about staying warm in your home and how to cope with a Scottish winter; this guide aims to give information about ideas and options you may not have come across before to help you manage even better in the winter to c

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Coping with bereavement

When someone dies, it can be a devastating experience, but you don’t have to go through it alone. This guide looks at how you might be feeling and where you can look for support when you need it.

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MIND

We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect

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First Contact Schemes: Extent and Impact

FirstContact schemes are local collaborative schemes directed principally at ‘vulnerable’ people in the community. The main aim of the schemes is to ensure that people who, for whatever reason, are excluded and/or vulnerable are able to access the advice

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What to do after a death

There are certain things you will need to do when someone dies. This factsheet looks at the practical things that will need to be done and in roughly what order, as well as where to look for advice.

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Making your home a better place to live with arthritis

A common concern for people with arthritis is that loss of strength, grip and mobility, together with pain and fatigue, will make it increasingly difficult for them to live independently at home. But with the right support, some changes and adaptations to

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Prescription for Success – How housing can make the economic case to health

Prescription for Success is a new guide which aims to transform housing associations’ offer to health, enabling them to build a robust business case to commissioners and become a crucial part of the future of the NHS. Through developing innovative comm

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If you’re feeling lonely

Most of us will feel lonely at some point but there are some experiences common in older age that can make it more likely. Independent Age’s new advice guide suggests things you could try which could help to reduce loneliness, as well as information ab

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