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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

Managing services for another person in the NHS App

Managing services for another person in the NHS App If you have proxy access to the health records of a family member or someone else you look after, here is how to switch to their profile in the NHS App so you can act on their behalf. Follow the step-by-step instructions or watch the video … Continued

Support for Carers

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