Health conditions A-Z
Your complete guide from NHS on conditions, symptoms and treatments, including what to do and when to get help.
Physical disability or illness
A physical impairment which has substantial and long-term effects on your ability to carry out day to day activities.
A sensory disability (or sensory impairment) affects one or more of the senses: sight, hearing, smell, touch, taste or spatial awareness.
A reduced intellectual ability and difficulty with everyday activities – for example household tasks, socialising or managing money.
Autism is a lifelong neurodevelopmental condition characterised by a different way of thinking and experiencing the world.
Mental health conditions affect your mood, thinking and behavior.
A general term for the impaired ability to remember, think, or make decisions that interferes with doing everyday activities.
Additional support and helplines
Useful contacts and links to support available
I need advice….
- keeping safe in my home and neighbourhood
- keeping myself or others safe from abuse
- being able to work, learn and volunteer
- with maintaining relationships
- transitioning to adult services
- getting dressed and undressed
- taking part in social activities
- managing my money
- as I look after someone
- keeping my house clean
- eating a healthy diet
- Housing Options
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