Everybody has the right to live life as they want to as long as they are not causing harm to others. The human body needs certain things to happen to ensure it remains healthy. In other words keeping your body healthy gives you the opportunity to achieve what you want out of life.
In national surveys carried out annually on wellbeing, it shows that wellbeing is at its highest when we are in our late teens and then again in early to mid seventies. It is much lower at other times and at its lowest between mid forties and mid fifties. One of the areas looked at is happiness, which we know is linked to wellbeing.
Within this manual we will look at how leading a lifestyle where risks are minimised can increase the wellbeing of all of us.
- Identify what wellbeing is
- Explain the relationship between a healthy life and wellbeing
- Recognise the relationship between lifestyle risks and wellbeing
- Describe how to improve wellbeing
- Understand the importance of carer wellbeing