Keeping healthy and well
Support near you: local activities, groups, courses and support to help you keep healthy and well. See also our downloadable Living Well guides for the NE, NW, SE and SW and centre of the city, which are packed with health and wellbeing activities and other things going on in your local area.
Help to keep you safe at home. Information about how to prevent falls, an equipment store to buy small pieces of equipment like handrails and a handyperson service to help you fit them. A free home safe and well check from the Fire and Rescue service.
Support groups and services for:
- people with a learning disability.
- people with a physical or sensory impairment.
- people with a mental health problem including a mental health advice page and Sheffield’s online Mental Health Guide.
- people with autism including a really helpful adult autism advice page with lots of good advice and details of support available.
Keeping well activities including health walks, chairobics, weight management, courses to build self-esteem, community growing and cooking.
Get help to be more active and improve your health and wellbeing from the Move More website: www.movemoresheffield.com. Thousands of people in Sheffield have used this one-stop-shop to:
● find activities, things to do and events in your area
● download the ‘Move More’ app to keep you motivated
● develop your own activity tracker to record your progress
● get support with your wellbeing from a local organisation
And if you have a health condition or disability and want to be more active get professional advice from the SPARS scheme. Qualified, experienced and supportive staff can help you develop a plan to improve your quality of life. Includes 1 to 1 support, and discounts to help with the costs. Find out more: talk to your GP or go to www.movemoresheffield.com/partners/spars.
In just one month Sheffield people recorded over 8 million active minutes of activity – join us and make us the most active city by 2020!
Get fit and active with Health Trainers and Health Champions.
Sport and leisure activities to keep you healthy and help your mental wellbeing.
Ageing well clubs, groups and services include: social and friendship clubs, University of the Third Age, keep fit activities, drinking wise, age well, Age UK Sheffield.
Age Better in Sheffield helping to reduce isolation and loneliness in Sheffield, get involved!
Health and wellbeing services and health advice about healthy eating, keeping fit and active, stopping smoking.
“Involve me” is a great way you can get more involved in local NHS health services, so you can have your say on commissioning decisions for the benefit of Sheffield people.
Healthwatch is your local consumer watchdog for health and social care services. Contact Healthwatch about your experiences of using doctors, dentists, opticians, chemists, hospitals, care homes and other NHS funded services.