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Continence care

District nurses can give skilled professional advice on continence promotion and incontinence care. If you have concerns about managing continence you should speak to your GP. You can ask your GP to refer you for a Continence Assessment. If you already have a District Nurse…

Equipment and technology

Equipment and Technology can help to support you or those you care for to manage day to day tasks. It can help to promote and maintain independence, build confidence, provide and give peace of mind. There is a range of equipment and technology that can…

Health and wellbeing

Health and wellbeing Find advice and information about services and activities that can help you to lead a healthy lifestyle and improve your physical health and mental wellbeing.  This Council webpage has links to information on stopping smoking, drinking less alcohol and eating well, controlling stress…

Managing medication

To get the best results from your medicines, it's important to use them as they are intended. You need to: Take the right amount of medicine at the right times, in the right way and for the right number of days.  Get advice from your pharmacist or GP…

Money matters

Money and legal matters is an area of the Council website where you can: Learn how to get financial advice and about the services of independent financial advisers. Find out about how to apply for Lasting Power of Attorney, and how to get information and advice…

Personal hygiene

Keeping yourself, or someone you are caring for, clean is essential for good health. Poor hygiene can cause skin complaints and infections, and be a source of discomfort and low self-esteem. How to maintain daily hygiene To maintain daily personal hygiene, you should make sure: your…

Special educational needs and disabilities

The Special educational needs and disabilities section of the Council website has information and advice about: The Children's Disability Register Support available for children with disabilities or complex health conditions under 5 years old Coventry's Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Local Offer -information to help…

Support organisations and advocacy

This section provides information and advice about: advocacy; care support; benefits, debt and housing; home energy and warmth.
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