Self Care

 SCA will manage a borough wide consortia project called 'Ealing Cares' offering free self care and educational support to adults with chronic illness, long term conditions and carers. Our activities will help residents adopt healthier lifestyles by focusing upon physical activity, balanced diet/nutrition and being better able to look after their health. 

The Consortia includes Ealing CVS, Acton Community Forum, GNP Federation and Lido Centre, ensuring comprehensive coverage across Ealing. 

'Ealing Cares' will have 7 main elements : 
1. Background Information Collection
2. Social prescribing
3. Healthy Eating
4. Volunteering/mentoring
5. Physical alertness
6. Casework
7. Accessibility, support and activity available on weekends

Self-Care Aware go to your pharmacy
Self-Care Aware see your GP or nurse
Treat yourself better poster
When will I feel better leaflet
Winter medicine cabinet poster

 Support Available for Self Care For Life healthy lifestyle regimen

Ealing Health Trainers and Self Care For Life

Health trainers aim to prevent future health problems through easy to follow lifestyle changes, improve your sense of wellbeing and live longer. This is a free service for people aged 18 years or over and living, working, or registered with a GP in Ealing.  Visit this page to find out more information on how Ealing Health Trainers can support you to make positive lifestyle changes.

Living a Healthy Lifestyle and Self Care for Life

 NHS Choices Live Well

nhs choices

The Live Well pages are packed full of great information and resources to support you to make healthy lifestyle choices and cover over 100 topics on healthy living. You can sign up for free support to lose weight, find out how to access stop smoking services, and much more. You can find a full index of all the Live Well topics here.

NHS Choices - Guide to Long Term Conditions and Self Care. This page contains lots of tips and links to other information that may be relevant to people with a long term health condition. The pages include links toLiving with a Long Term Health Condition information on Personal Health Budgets and more.


Download the fact sheets below

1. Low Back Pain

2. Eczema

3. Heartburn and indigestion

4. Fever in children

5. Constipation

6. Headache and migraine

7. Coughs

8. Acne

9. Sprains and strains

10. Sore throat

11. Otitis media

12. Common cold

13. Sinusitis


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