This guide published by Rethink Mental Illness is designed to help carers, families and friends to get better physical healthcare for the person they support.
Download Physical health guide for carers
The guide gives advice on different points of contact for physical health advice including GP’s or Care Coordinators.
There is also helpful information on medication and their side effects, tips on a healthy lifestle including, smoking, sexual health and diet.
The guide also gives advice on what to do if a patient is unhappy with the service they are receiving and who to contact for further help.