Well being in Wales (from Sep 2015)
Dewis Cymru provides information about wellbeing in Wales. It’s not always easy to find the right information, at the right time, presented in the right way. The Dewis Cymru website aims to help by providing quality information from a network of social care, health and third sector organisations across Wales. (please note that Dewis Cymru currently includes only resource across North Wales; however, it will be extended to cover the whole of Wales during 2016)
Welsh Ambulance award winning Learning Disabilities Zone – Beginners Guide to the Health Service
This section will show you where you can go for help, if you are hurt or feeling unwell. To learn more, have a look at each section by clicking on the picture or title and play the games and quizzes
Easy Read Health Wales
Aims to improve the health and well-being of people with a learning disability in Wales. The website will help by giving people with learning disabilities and their families Easy Read information on a wide variety of topics on health and well-being.
Llais is a quarterly magazine, packed full of debate, opinion and the latest thinking about learning disability issues.
Freephone telephone service supplies a range of information and advice, including:
- Guide to caring
- Financial and legal advice
- Advice for young carers
- Work and study information
- Find local support groups and services
- Advice on keeping healthy
The service is open seven days a week (8am – 9pm Monday to Friday and 11am – 4pm on weekends and bank holidays)
0808 888 7777
Free phone Learning Disability Helpline, open 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
0808 808 1111
Older Peoples Commissioner for Wales
The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales is an independent voice and champion for older people across Wales, standing up and speaking out on their behalf.
Children’s Commissioner for wales
Working to make sure that children and young people are safe from harm and that as many people as possible know about children’s rights.
A free online benefits calculator.
The Once for Wales Health Profile (2021)
The Health Profile will help people with learning disabilities to get good, safe healthcare at the time they need it. Ideally people with learning disabilities and/or those who support them should bring their Health Profile with them whenever they access healthcare and should offer this to the healthcare staff that are working with them. It is currently available to download and print, please visit the site above to find the Health Profile for Adults and for Children and guides to fill it in.