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Easy read: Access to health records

Easy read: Access to health records An easy-read guide from the NHS about accessing your health records. A health record means all the different information we keep about your physical and mental health. This guide can be downloaded and printed.

Easy read: Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for children

Easy read: Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for children Easy-read guides Disability Living Allowance for children from the UK Government. Each easy-read guide can be downloaded and printed. About Disability Living Allowance for children How to claim Disability Living Allowance for children After you send us your Disability Living Allowance for children claim form Disability Living … Continued

Easy read: Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Easy read: Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Easy-read guides about Personal Independence Payment from the UK Government. Each easy-read guide can be downloaded and printed. Get help from Personal Independence Payment (PIP) How to claim Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Supporting Information for Personal Independence Payment (PIP) What to expect at your Personal Independence Payment assessment Important … Continued

The Little Orange Book

The Little Orange Book The Little Orange Book helps parents of under-fives with practical information about common childhood conditions. Distributed to all new mums in Newcastle and Gateshead through health visitors, this little gem helps parents and carers to recognise and respond to a range of common diseases, illnesses and conditions as well as pointing you … Continued

Supporting People with Disabilities

Supporting People with Disabilities   Financial support   There are several different allowances and benefits available to people who need help due to illness or disability. A parent or guardian can claim Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for a child under the age of 16 who needs help looking after themselves or getting about. It has … Continued

Memory loss

Memory Loss We can all be forgetful at times, misplacing keys, or losing our train of thought while talking, but it is useful to know what is normal, what is not, and when it is the right time to seek help.   Stress and Memory Loss Feeling stressed affects both our ability to recall information … Continued

Support for Carers

Definitions and variety, paid/unpaid, physical/emotional. Support and flexibility from practice, info on and links to support services.