Keep well and active

Find support to stay healthy, social and independent in your community, including advice on volunteering, work, falls, disabilities and mental health.

Staying active at home

It's important to keep well and active if you're spending most of your time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Public Health England's Active at Home information booklet could help you to: 

  • stay independent
  • reduce risk of falls
  • prevent health conditions worsening
  • get a good night's sleep
  • keep your spirits up

Download the Active at Home booklet (PDF, 847 KB)

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Find support in your area

Stay social, active and independent by finding groups, clubs, activities and services in your local community.

Stay healthy and active

You can remain independent for longer by living a healthy lifestyle, eating well and keeping fit through exercise.

Getting out and about

Find out about public and community transport options to help you stay connected, social and independent.

Staying independent with sensory and physical disabilities

Support to stay independent, which includes information about mobility and accessibility, public toilets, driving and Blue Badge parking.

Volunteering, work and learning

Volunteering opportunities in Suffolk, help to get work, employment support, training, education and grants and funding.

Falls and fall prevention

Learn about the causes of falls, what impact they have, and what you can do to prevent them.

Learning Disabilities

Find local support and services for people with learning disabilities and information about Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership.


About autism and support for people in Suffolk with autism.

Mental health and wellbeing

Find support and advice about mental health and wellbeing, including local organisations, support groups and information.


Find support to manage dementia and memory loss, including information about living at home, caring for someone and legal matters.


Practical and emotional support if you've been affected by suicide and how to help someone who may be suicidal.

Pain management

How to deal with chronic pain, including advice from organisations, a list of pain management services and local activities.

Preparing for end of life care

What choices and support are available for end of life, palliative care, faith and bereavement for yourself or a loved one.