Searching for help yourself
There are various directories of health and social care services. If you know what you are looking for and want to look for help yourself you may find these helpful.
If you are not sure what you are looking for or would rather talk to a person than hunt through a directory, why not give us a call on 0300 77 77 007. We’ll point you in the right direction.
A directory of the city’s resources which can be searched for information to help you, your family and friends.
LiveWell can be used to:
- Help you look after your health and stay well
- Explore options for care and support
- Look for social activities and clubs
This is a new directory of services to help adults or young people with their mental wellbeing. Find services, activities, information and tips on mental wellbeing.
This provides a comprehensive health information service to help you make choices about your health, from decisions about your lifestyle, such as smoking, drinking and exercise, to finding and using NHS services in England.
The Information Prescription Service (IPS) allows professional and the public to create information prescriptions (IPs) for long-term health needs. Information prescriptions are a way to find information about your condition and local services. An informed patient is better placed to make decisions about their care and well-being, and manage changes in their health status. Information gives people the power and confidence to become partners in their care.
The CQC's role is to check whether serviceds such as hospitals, care homes and care services are meeting national standards. On the CQC site you can find details of these services and reports on the quality of the care that they provide.
(Formerly known as the Family Services Directory or FSD)
This local directory contains information on a wide range of services for children including day nurseries, school nurseries and childminders as well as for other services for children, young people and families.
Your GP can use
The work that the Healthwatch Liverpool team does in keeping Liverpool City Council's marketplace of services up to date also feeds into the RALFY directory which is on every GPs computer desktop in Liverpool. Your GP can use RALFY to find services and activities that might be useful in improving your health and wellbeing.