Health & Wellbeing

The Thalidomide Trust exists to help beneficiaries with all aspects of your daily living and to support your wellbeing.

This includes providing information on these areas as well as support services. You can also contact the Health & Wellbeing team on 01480 474074 or by email.

Choose from the topics below to find out more.

About The Team & Service

The Thalidomide Trust Health & Wellbeing team

Meet the Health & Wellbeing team, find out how they can help you and contact the team

Emotional Wellbeing

mindfullness

Improve and maintain your emotional wellbeing to help you cope with daily living

Health

Find information on a range of health issues relevant to people affected by thalidomide

Mobility

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Read information on maintaining your mobility across a wide range of needs so you can get out and about

Making Life Easier

tap turners to make it easy to turn taps

Find out about equipment, adaptations and services to be as independent as possible and live well at home

Death & Dying

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Guidance on registering a death and planning for death to ensure a person’s wishes are carried out

Living Well

good quality food

Learn the importance of being aware of how we live, taking care of ourselves and keeping as active as possible

Care & Carers

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Read about options available to get support or care to live your daily life, if needed due to ageing or disabilities

Professionals Directory

medical professional

Find medical or other healthcare professionals who have experience treating thalidomide affected people

Medical Matters Blog

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Read articles, written by Trust medical advisers, on a range of subjects relevant to people affected by thalidomide

Resources

See the range of Health & Wellbeing information available as videos and factsheets, written for beneficiaries