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Looking after someone

If you are one of the 32,000 people in Coventry looking after a friend or family member who cannot manage without support, you are a carer.  As a carer you may support someone emotionally, with personal care or household tasks, to get out and about,…

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.

Things to do in your community

There are a wide range of things to do in Coventry. From adult education to zumba  you can see what is in your area. Find out what is happening near you and maybe join a group? What's on in libraries We hold regular events and activities…
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