Now more than ever, it’s essential that we’re taking care of our mental health. With the world constantly changing around us, the impact on our mental health can be huge, but there’s always support available to you to ensure you can make a success of social isolation.Read More
Care and support
800,000 people across the UK rely on home visits from carers to provide essential daily care. Many more are cared for by their family, who do so unpaid.
Carers provide essential support to people around the country, but the current COVID-19 outbreak means that many carers are unable to visit their clients and deliver the vital services they need.
In 2019, we shone a spotlight on the definition of autism under the Mental Health Act. Defined as a mental disorder under the act, many autistic people have faced detention and inappropriate care. We return to the issue, to uncover what has progressed in the last 12 months.
With restrictions placed on how often you can leave the house, finding ways to exercise in your own home is key.
Self-isolating or social distancing are terms that we’ve all come accustomed to hearing. Our columnist Tim Rushby-Smith shares his experiences.
One of the most powerful organs in our body: the brain. It controls our movement, thoughts, feelings and makes us who we are. Acquiring a brain injury can turn lives upside down, for the person directly affected and their carers. However, there is life after brain injury.