Health and Wellbeing Resources
There are many ways you can kick start your health and wellbeing journey. The following resources can help support you to move more, make healthier lifestyle choices and support your own health and wellbeing.
NHS health checks
A free check for anyone over 40 with no prior diagnosed health conditions. Check your cholesterol, blood pressure, HbA1c by clicking here.
NHS Healthy Weight
A PDF document of information and resources to help you on a weight loss journey. There is an app which can be used in conjunction with this too.
Resistance Band Exercises
Exercising with resistance bands is a great way to build strength in all parts of your body - legs, arms, and core. Bands are portable and inexpensive. You can use them at home, outdoors, or at the gym. Almost anyone can exercise with bands.
You can download a copy of exercises by clicking the PDF below.
CCS Village & Community Agents provide confidential, practical community-based solutions for you, wherever you are in Somerset.
Your local CCS Village Agent can be contacted directly, or by referral through your Doctors surgery.
CCS Community Agents can only be contacted by a referral from your doctors or Adult Social Care Services.
They help when others don't, won't or can't! You can find out more by clicking here
Open Mental Health
We can support you to live a full life by enabling access to specialist mental health services, housing support, debt and employment advice, volunteering opportunities, community activities and exercise.
Lots of things can impact our mental health. We have have come together to provide 24/7 support to adults in Somerset.
Open Mental Health supports people to live a full life by enabling access to specialist mental health support, debt and employment advice, volunteering opportunities, community activities and exercise.
Our service is accessible for adults in Somerset who are suffering from mental health problems.
Anybody who is in need of mental health support can call Mindline Somerset on 01823 276892, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week or email SUPPORT@OPENMENTALHEALTH.ORG.UK.
You can find out more by clicking here