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Staying active, eating well and looking after yourself can help you have a good quality of life. Here’s some tips on living well, managing pain, accessing services and common health conditions.

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10 Tips for good health

As an adult, your health is a priority. We have compiled a list of handy tips that will help you to stay fit and healthy and to improve your general wellbeing.

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a safe treatment for everybody and it can help to alleviate a number of health problems such as back pain, high blood pressure

Addictions

Addiction is a psychological and physical inability to stop something even though it is causing psychological and physical harm.

Adult abuse

Abuse should be reported to the safeguarding teams.. Abuse can be emotional, physical, sexual, financial, discriminatory, psychological, organisational, domestic, neglect, self neglect or modern slavery.

Advance Decisions

allow you to set out your decisions and choices about refusing medical treatment in certain situations, should you lose the mental capacity to make these decisions in the future.

Advocacy support to get your voice heard

Advocacy is where someone helps you to get your views and opinions heard. They can support you to access services if you are unable to do so by yourself.

Ageing with Style

Instigated by the Elders Council, partners working together to promote healthy ageing and older people’s month in October each year.

Alcohol

Alcohol can damage our brains and our organs.  It is best to drink in moderation.

Anxiety

Two in three people experience anxiety or depression at some point in their life. It can be mild and last only a few weeks or it can be a lot more severe.