For some illnesses, home is the best place for you.
A key contributor to your recovery from these minor illnesses is to rest and drink plenty of fluid. You can plan ahead by stocking up on healthcare essentials you might need, like paracetamol – ask your pharmacist for advice on stocking your home medicines cabinet.
If you are ill and don’t have these healthcare essentials in your house, ask a friend, family member or carer to get them on your behalf.
Live Well & Be Self Care Aware
An important part of self care, is to look after your physical and mental health and to protect yourself from illness in the first place. It’s all about being ‘Self Care Aware’, visit the NHS – One You website for a whole host of ways to look after you well-being, get fit, eat healthily, quit smoking and reduce your alcohol consumption.