Health and Wellbeing
Making time to look after your own health and wellbeing is very important for everyone. In Dundee, there are many things that you can do to keep yourself as well as possible.
MyLife Dundee Portal
The MyLife Dundee Portal has many resources, groups, information and support that can be tailored to your interests, needs and abilities.
Set up an account on the site and add in what type of information you would like to receive.
Advice for care and support, getting around, help at home, housing, meals services, money, safety, and much more
For more information visit:
Taking time out for yourself and the person you care for is important. Dundee Carers Centre’s Short Breaks Team can help you to arrange a short break.
Whether you have an idea for a break or need some help to decide, the Short Breaks Team can meet you to discuss what can suit you best, and arrange this with you.
Dundee Independent Living Centre
The Dundee Independent Living Centre has access to a wide range of information on equipment and services for people with a disability.
The Centre has equipment on display that may help to overcome a variety of difficulties in different rooms in the house.
There is more information available on their website:
Moving and Handling
Dundee Carers Centre offers free moving and handling awareness sessions to unpaid carers, in their own home, who provide care for a family member, friend and neighbours with restricted mobility. The training is for carers aged over 18 and can be tailored to suit individual needs.
For more information or to request training, contact Dundee Carers Centre on 01382 200422.
The Community Health Team
The Community Health Team is a partnership between NHS Tayside, Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership, Dundee City Council which provides capacity-building support to local peopleand practitioners to develop activities that will improve physical and mental health and wellbeing in designated communities in the city.
For more information click here.
Also, see their What’s On schedule for your area.
Dundee Association for Mental Health
Dundee Association for Mental Health provides facilities within the community for people suffering from or recovering from the effects of mental health challenges. We believe that an emphasis should be placed on the concept of recovery. A charitable organization who provide group and 1-1 support for individuals with severe and/or enduring mental health difficulties.
Access website here.
The Dundee Keep Well Community Team
The Dundee Keep Well Community Team can offer you a free health check if you are over the age or 18 and help look after a friend or family member who needs your support due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction?
Are you finding things difficult?
That’s okay. Caring for someone will have its challenges. It’s just important you know that there is help and support out there for you.
We will be happy to help.