World Suicide Prevention Day is held each year on 10 September. It's an annual awareness raising event organised by International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Dementia Action Week (11 - 17 May 2020) supported by the Alzheimer’s Society, is all about uniting against dementia through raising awareness, offering help and understanding, improving care and working towards finding a cure.
The whole of May is National Walking Month – a time to dust off your trainers or boots and take to the city streets, local parks and coastline, or head for the hills as a way to improve your health and wellbeing.
Eating well is essential for everyone. Dysphagia is the medical term for swallowing difficulties. People of all ages can have difficulties with eating, drinking and swallowing. That's why we're spreading the word on Swallowing Awareness Day
Mersey Care’s International Women’s Day and Think Family Event on 8 March is an opportunity for participants to gain greater understanding about the work of the Trust and its partners in delivering gender sensitive and needs-met mental health, learning disability and addiction services.
Please note that many of our services are changing during the current pandemic.
Before you set out to visit Mersey Care services, please phone ahead to check the latest. Please bear with us if things are different from our usual ways of working. All visitors and out patients attending NHS sites are required to wear a mask.
Exclusions The circumstances in which a person has a reasonable excuse include those where they cannot put on, wear or remove a face covering or because of any physical or mental illness or impairment, or disability (within the meaning of section 6 of the Equality Act 2010(7)), or without severe distress.
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We’ve had to suspend visiting arrangements and have alternative online methods where practical. Our first duty is to keep all our patients safe and well cared for.
The most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of any of the following:
a new continuous cough
a high temperature
a loss of, or change in, your normal sense of taste or smell (anosmia)
For most people, coronavirus (COVID-19) will be a mild illness. However, if you have any of the symptoms above you should self-isolate at home. Please remember to follow the official guidance:
Keep 2 metres apart
Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds with soap and water
Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands