Health and Wellbeing

Annual health check 

Find out about what happens when you have a health check at your doctor's surgery. For more information, please view the document below:

British Institute of Learning Disabilities

The British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD) want people with learning disabilities to be valued equally, participate fully in their communities and be treated with dignity and respect.

BLID help develop the organisations who provide services, and the people who give support:

Blood tests

View the document below to find out about the DVD called ' So you need a blood test?', which can be borrowed from Northamptonshire libraries:

Bowel screening

The NHS have made an easy guide to bowel scope screening. You are invited for a screening when you reach age 55.

You might need more tests after your bowel screening. For more detail Macmillan have an easy read format on File Download - 'Having a colonoscopy' (PDF 4.5MB)'Having a colonoscopy' (PDF 4.5MB).

For more information please view the document below:

Bowel Screening Video

 

Breast care

Here you can access further information about breast screenings and taking care of your or a dependent's breasts. Please view the documents below for further information:

Building together

NHS Nene and Corby Clinical Commissioning Groups plan and buy health services for people with learning disabilities in Northamptonshire. Visit Building Together to find out more.

Cancer

Macmillan cancer support have put together some Easy Read information about Cancer.

You can find there here

Chemist

For information about your chemist and what they can help with, please view the document below:

CT scan

Dementia

Information about dementia and how to live with it below:

Diabetes

Information about the 'Looking after me and my diabetes' course and other details can be found in the document below:

Emergency grabsheet

The grabsheet below can be downloaded, filled out, and printed. This sheet will help you if you need to go to a hospital in an emergency:

Flu vaccine (flu jabs)

Please view the easy read document below for information on the flu vaccine

Hospital

You can access hospital information here.

Please view and fill in the documents below with information about you and your support needs. This will help hospital staff when you go the hospital.

  For contact information for out of county hospital visits, please view the document below.

Leaving hospital discharge plan

You can find an easy read guide here:

Medication

You can print and fill out these documents with information on your medication to assist hospital staff about medication you take.

MRI Scan

Please view the document below for your guide to MRI scans.

Safeguarding adults

A guide for staff and carers can be found on the link below.

If you need to report a Safeguarding concern or want to know more about safeguarding adults use the link below: 

Sepsis

Serenity (The sexual assault referral centre)

You can view information about Serenity and to find out what happens if you need to come to the centre.

Summer Safety