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About Chichester District Wellbeing

Your local Wellbeing service

The Wellbeing service can help you to find local wellbeing information and services.

From this website to the teams in your local area, you can get advice and support on how to make small changes to improve your health and wellbeing, including how to stop smoking, how to become more active or how to make your meals healthier.

Chichester District Wellbeing is a friendly and impartial service which comes from your local authority and other partners, the majority of our services are completely free to users. As well as using this new website, you can find out more about local activities and support services by talking to our friendly Wellbeing Advisors over the phone or in person.

How can the Wellbeing service help me?

  • Have you thought about losing weight, but don’t know where to start?
  • Do you want to get more active and energised, but aren’t sure what’s happening in your area?
  • Do you want to stop smoking, but aren’t confident in taking that first step alone?
  • Do you sometimes feel low and want a boost to your general wellbeing?

If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then this website and the Wellbeing service can help you.

We can offer advice and information and we will also put you in touch with more specialist support if it’s needed.

There are three simple steps to get started:

1) Get ready

Think about the changes you would like to make to lead a healthier lifestyle

2) Get set

Check out this website for local activities or support that can help you achieve your goals. Phone or email for a one-to-one chat with a Wellbeing Advisor, or to make an appointment if you need that extra bit of help.

3) Go

We will give you advice and support on how to take control and build small changes into your life. We understand how hard it can be, but we can help to make it easier.

You can find more detailed information about Wellbeing services in different areas of West Sussex by selecting the location you are interested in on the Your Local Wellbeing Hub page.

 

Local NHS and social care services and information

The Wellbeing services do not provide healthcare or social care support or advice. For these services the following places can help.

Prevention Assessment Teams

Prevention Assessment Teams are made up of health advisers (nurses), social care staff and people from the voluntary sector. They aim to help people living locally to stay healthy and remain independent. Normally, they work with people who do not receive services from specialist health care teams or social care services.

They can work with you or your carer and undertake an holistic assessment of your household. This will help identify what support might be required to keep you or your carer independent and prevent or delay the need for more intensive services. They will help you get to the right services for you.

Contact your local Prevention Assessment Team if you think they may be able to help.

NHS Choices

The NHS Choices website has lots of information about specific health conditions and services. You can also search for health services near you, such as GPs (family doctors), dentists, pharmacies and NHS walk-in centres. Visit NHS Choices.

PALS in West Sussex

The NHS Sussex Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) can help with:

  • Information and advice about health services, voluntary organisations, support groups and advocacy
  • Support to resolve quickly and informally any concerns or queries that you may have about your healthcare or give you details of someone who can help.

The contact details for PALS in West Sussexcan be found on the NHS Sussex customer services page.

Social care services in West Sussex

For information about adults’ and children’s social care services visit the West Sussex County Council website.

 

We welcome feedback on this website or any of the services we provide. Get in touch with us by using the details on the Contact us page.

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