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Resource / Information Centre

Organisations

Topics

Alcohol, Drug, Addictions

Alcohol – find out more course & information

Website

Coping with alcohol and drug misuse

Booklet

Drinkaware self-assessment tool

Drinkaware website

NHS alcohol-advice tool

Information guide

Turning Point: Drug and Alcohol Support

Website

Armed Forces

Healthcare for the armed forces community

Website

Bereavement

Bereavement Advice Centre: What to do when someone dies – practical guide

Website

Coping with Bereavement

Booklet

Cruse Bereavement Support

Website

Cancer

Cancer Care Map

Website 

Penny Brohn UK- Living Well with Cancer

Website

Carers Information

Can I avoid paying for care by giving away my assets?

Factsheet

Caring for Someone

Booklet

First steps in getting help with your care needs

Factsheet

Getting Help at home

Booklet

Getting help from the council as a carer

Factsheet

Ten Footsteps for carers

Website 

Counselling

NHS Talking Therapies

Website link

Covid 19 Support Information

Bereavement and Coronavirus in Somerset

Booklet

Community Support in Frome & Mendip: Winter 2021-22

Information sheet

Community Support in Mendip Winter 2021-2022

Information Sheet

Coronavirus Anxiety Workbook

Booklet

Covid Recovery Guide

Booklet

Find your NHS number

Website

Mendip Community Support

Booklet

Nature and wildlife – lockdown activities

Information sheet

Parkinson’s and Coronavirus

Booklet

Supporting your recovery after COVID-19

Website

Wellbeing and Mental Health

Booklet

Dementia

BBC Music Memories

Website

Dementia Safeguarding Scheme (Herbert Protocol)

Website

m3d Radio- Music For Dementia

Website

Digital skills and information

Digital Skills and Information factsheet

Information sheet

Find your NHS number

Website

Learn digital skills with Learn my Way

Website

ORCHA – Health App Library

The NHS App Help and Support

Website

Disability

Connected Living from Aster- including pendant alarms

Website

Disability benefits: Personal Independence Payment and Disability Living Allowance

Factsheet

Disability Rights UK Factsheets & Guides

Website

Help with getting around including Blue Badge

Factsheet

Lifeline24 Pendant Alarm

Website

Mobility Equipment for Free and for Sale in Mendip

Facebook link

Falls

Connected Living from Aster- including pendant alarms

Website

Falls prevention checklist

Factsheet

Home safety

Booklet

Lifeline24 Pendant Alarm

Website

Mobility Equipment for Free and for Sale in Mendip

Facebook link

NHS Falls Prevention

Website link

Families, Parenting & Young People

FIND: Family Information Network Directory-Frome

Website

Fire Safety

Fire safety Bedtime Checklist

Information sheet

Home safety visit

Information Sheet

Green and Healthy

Cycle Together Frome – A Green & Healthy Future

Website

Future Shed Frome – A Green & Healthy Future

Website

Get Outside in Somerset

Website

Green Community Connectors

Healthy Homes – A Green & Healthy Future

Website

Healthy Homes advice from Centre for Sustainable Energy

Information Sheet

Healthy Eating

“Processed Food” What does that mean?

Information sheet

Easy cooking recipes

Website

Healthy Diet Plate

Information sheet

Healthy Eating – recipe videos

YouTube website link

Healthy Eating Advice – to help control T2 diabetes

Information sheet

Healthy Eating Made Simple

Information sheet

Healthy recipes to support the menopause

How to “Eat More Plants”

Information sheet

Plant-based Diet FAQs

Information sheet

Healthy Lifestyles

“Processed Food” What does that mean?

Information sheet

Active at Home

Booklet

Alcohol – find out more course & information

Website

Better Health: Every mind matters

Website

Easy cooking recipes

Website

Frome Healthy Lifestyles

Booklet

Get Outside in Somerset

Website

Get Well, Stay Well- Healthy Lifestyles online Course

Website

Getting Active

Information Sheet

Goal Setting Sheet

Healthy Diet Plate

Information sheet

Healthy Eating Advice – to help control T2 diabetes

Information sheet

Healthy Eating Made Simple

Information sheet

Healthy recipes to support the menopause

Home Exercise Programme: Chair based

Booklet

How Can We Relax?

Information sheet

How is my Sleep?

Information sheet

How to “Eat More Plants”

Information sheet

Live well

Website

My Sleep Plan

Information sheet

NHS Better Health

Website

NHS Couch to 5K Running Plan

Website

NHS Healthy Weight 12 Week Guide

Website

Our Needs and Resources

Information sheet

Pain Management Service

Website

Plant-based Diet FAQs

Information sheet

Self Help resources from Somerset Partnership

Booklets

Sleep and tiredness

Website

Sleep Well

Information sheet

Still Awake?

Information sheet

Healthy Weight

Goal Setting Sheet

Healthy Eating Advice – to help control T2 diabetes

Information sheet

NHS Better Health

Website

NHS Couch to 5K Running Plan

Website

NHS Healthy Weight 12 Week Guide

Website

Hearing Support

Become a Hearing Connector: Training video

Video link

Hearing Support Information

Booklet

Homes and Housing

Council Tax

Booklet

Getting Help at home

Booklet

Healthy Homes advice from Centre for Sustainable Energy

Information Sheet

Hoarding

Booklet

Home safety

Booklet

Home safety visit

Information Sheet

Home security

Booklet

Ofgem including Priority Services Register

Website 

Safer Homes Assistance Factsheet

Information sheet

Winter Home Health Check

Information sheet

Long-term conditions

Apply for or renew a Blue Badge

Website

Disability Rights UK Factsheets & Guides

Website

Health Unlocked

Website

Help with getting around including Blue Badge

Factsheet

Living well with long-term conditions

Booklet

Managing breathlessness

Information Sheet

Rheumatic Conditions – podcasts

Website

Menopause

Free menopause app – providing help and support

Healthy recipes to support the menopause

Menopause fact sheet

Mental Wellbeing

5 Ways to Wellbeing

Information sheet

Achieve, Connect, Enjoy ACE

Information sheet

Active at Home

Booklet

Belly Breathing

Information sheet

Better Health: Every mind matters

Website

Breathe Easy to Really Relax

Information sheet

Breathing for Panic and other Challenges

Information sheet

Get Outside in Somerset

Website

How Can We Relax?

Information sheet

How to stay socially connected

Factsheet

If you’re feeling lonely

Booklet

Making Time To Breathe

Information sheet

Mindfulness training – free 8 week course

Relaxation Audios

Website

Wellbeing and Mental Health

Booklet

Money Advice

Attendance Allowance

Booklet

Benefit Calculator

Website link

Can I avoid paying for care by giving away my assets?

Factsheet

Carer’s Allowance

Facetsheet

Council Tax

Booklet

Disability benefits: Personal Independence Payment and Disability Living Allowance

Factsheet

Guide to benefits

Information sheet

Impartial Money Advice Service

Website

Moneywise

Booklet

Pension credit

Booklet

Pension Credit

Factsheet

Safer Homes Assistance Factsheet

Information sheet

Scamwise

Booklet

Pain Management

About long term pain

Information sheet from Somerset pain management service

Developing techniques to help with pain

Information Sheet

Flippin Pain Resources

Website link

My Live Well with Pain

Website

Pain – becoming more active

Information sheet from Somerset pain management service

Pain – goal setting

Information sheet from Somerset pain management service

Pain – managing setbacks

Information sheet from Somerset pain management service

Pain Management Service

Website

Relaxation and pain

Information sheet from Somerset pain management service

Rheumatic Conditions – podcasts

Website

Somerset Community Pain Management resources

Website

Ten Footsteps – Your Journey to Living Well with Pain

Information Sheet from My Live Well with Pain

Ten Footsteps for carers

Website 

Top Tips for managing pain

Information sheet from Somerset pain management service

Using medication to manage pain

Information sheet from Somerset pain management service

Physical Activity

Active at Home

Booklet

Getting Active

Information Sheet

Health Walks – Frome

Information sheet

Health Walks – West Mendip

Information sheet

Home Exercise Programme: Chair based

Booklet

Planning Ahead

Age UK: Information and Advice on end of life issues

Website

End of Life Care

Website

Managing my affairs if I become ill

Factsheet

Planning Ahead guide

Booklet

Planning for the end of life

Booklet

Planning for the Future- General Information

Information sheet

Talking about death or grief booklet

Booklet

Thinking about end of life

Booklet

Self Management

Get Well, Stay Well- Healthy Lifestyles online Course

Website

Goal Setting Sheet

Managing breathlessness

Information Sheet

My Live Well with Pain

Website

ORCHA – Health App Library

Self Help resources from Somerset Partnership

Booklets

Ten Footsteps – Your Journey to Living Well with Pain

Information Sheet from My Live Well with Pain

Sight

Be My Eyes App

App link

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

Website

Sleep

How is my Sleep?

Information sheet

My Sleep Plan

Information sheet

Sleep and tiredness

Website

Sleep Well

Information sheet

Still Awake?

Information sheet

The Sleep Charity – advice and information

Website

Staying well in winter

Community Support in Frome & Mendip: Winter 2021-22

Information sheet

Community Support in Mendip Winter 2021-2022

Information Sheet

Healthy Homes advice from Centre for Sustainable Energy

Information Sheet

Keep Warm Keep Well

Information sheet

Stay Well this Winter

Booklet

Winter Home Health Check

Information sheet

Winter wise

Booklet

Work / Study

Job Help: We’ll help you find it

Website