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This leaflet provides information about how sport and physical activity can help your mental health. Leaflet published by Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH).

Four Radio 4 programmes in a series about the health and wellbeing of the seven ages of humanity. These four programmes explore life experiences and issues for people in their eighties.

This guide is a simple audit tool that can be used by children and young people to help them assess the safeguarding activities of the organisations they use. Developed by a group of children and young people, Kidscheck is a companion publication to Stopcheck . It is designed to enable children and young people to assess how well their club or activity group is doing in keeping them safe and happy. Kidscheck can be used with a variety of age groups.

The Enriched Opportunities Programme is an intervention developed by the ExtraCare Charitable Trust and Bradford Dementia group that aimed to improve the well-being and activity of people with dementia living in long-term care. The programme included five key elements: specialist expertise; individualised assessment and case work; activity and occupation; staff training; management and leadership. This research evaluates the impact of the intervention on residents and tenants and on the staff caring for them.

Booklet produced as a guide for older people with epilepsy to help them cope better with their condition. It covers topics such as what epilepsy is, its causes and treatment and advice on living safely and well with epilepsy.

Leaflet containing general information about epilepsy and its effects such as its symptoms, how it is treated and services and support available to enable epilepsy sufferers to carry out everyday activities such as education and employment.

Report of a study which aimed to build on current understanding of the motivators and barriers to young people taking part in positive activities and provide more detailed data on which channels and messages are most effective in driving demand and encouraging young people to participate.

Document laying out the UK Government's framework for the delivery of physical activity for adults in England, incorporating sport and based on local needs and building on the physical activity legacy of the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games.

This review looks at the evidence base for improving the wellbeing of disabled children and young people through improving access to positive and inclusive activities. It assess where gaps in the evidence base occur and suggests where future research and development may need to take place.