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Adult Social Care Jargon Buster

Whilst we have avoided using jargon where ever possible on Wolverhampton Information Network (WIN), we hope the terminology will help you in any conversations you have with profesionals and others who might use jargon. Our advice is to always ask when someone uses a word that you don't…

Behaviour Change

Change is not a smooth process It is important that you understand that successful behaviour change is not a smooth process and it takes time and effort. Think of behaviour change as a long process, where you build on each small success and learn from any setbacks…

Breastfeeding Support & Information

Pregnant? Want to find out about feeding your baby? You have all the information you need on this page to help support you with breastfeeding and discover the local support available to help you give your baby the best start in life.    

Care & Housing Related Support Services

  Adult Social Care supports adults who have eligible needs in relation to disabilities, mental health problems, a sensory loss or general frailty. The aim is to actively promote independence, choice and control through the assessment of needs, care planning and the achievement of person-centred…

Care & Support - MPS

The City of Wolverhampton has produced a number of new Market Position Statement (MPS) for Care and Support. They are intended to provide a comprehensive base for continued change and improvement. There are 3 MPS documents:- Market Position Statement for Care and Support for Adult Services 2015-17 Market…

Care Act - Fact Sheets

The Department of Health has issued a series of factsheets to accompany Part 1 of the Care Act 2014. They provide an overview and the duties and powers local authorities will have in the future. Please refer to the related links on the right hand…

The Care Act : Important Updates (FAQ's)

In July 2015, the Government announced that many of the proposed funding reforms wouldn’t be taking place until 2020. A lot had been published about these changes and their potential impact, so it is important to address some of the key questions that people might…

Check Your Health

From online interactive tools and self-assessments to the NHS Health Check – there are lots of ways you can check and assess your health. Finding out more about your health and whether you have a risk factor for a health condition can be really helpful,…

Do you need help with Access Services?

The City of Wolverhampton Council is committed to creating an accessible environment for everyone. The Access Service based in the Civic Centre, takes into account the needs of not just disabled people but also mobility impaired, elderly people, parents with children in buggies/prams, visually and hearing…

Healthy Living Pharmacies

In Wolverhampton community pharmacies are (or are working towards becoming) accredited Healthy Living Pharmacies.  As well as providing medicines, Health Living Pharmacies provide free, friendly and accessible advice about health and wellbeing.  They are able to offer professional advice and support on a range of areas…
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