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Staying healthy

Your health is important and making an effort to stay well is an important part of this. Whether you already work on your fitness and need a boost or are looking to improve your heath there are lots of things you can do.

Swansea social services provide lots of information including healthy eating, exercise, mental wellbeing, health screening and summer and winter health. All of this information can be on the Staying well pages of this website.


There are a number of other agencies that provide support to help keep you well. Change 4 life offers a number of ways to stay fit and healthy with exercise tips and food swaps to get you moving more and eating better. They even have a number of sample recipes for you to try. Their website has lots more information on it and can be found at new window.

NHS choices also provides a wide range of information on health topics and can be a great place to find ways you can help yourself or get further advice from specialist agencies. You can find their website at new window.


If you want to eat better but don't know where to start then a cooking course may be for you. Our Lifelong learning team offer a number of courses that can help you learn new recipes and pick up ideas. You can find out more about these courses on the Lifelong learning cookery courses pages of this website. The Change 4 life and NHS choices websites also have lots of good advice on how to eat healthily.


There are a wide range of leisure facilities across Swansea that can help you get moving and increase your fitness. From Active Swansea leisure centres to a walk in the countryside you can find lots of ideas on the Leisure pages of this website. If you are looking for a bit more support to get fit then your GP or other health professional can refer you to a local venue where specialists can help give you a short term supervised program of exercise. You can find out more information on the National Exercise Referral Scheme in Swansea pages of this website.

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