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Category: General info/advice

Guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable

5th March 2021

The Government has put together guidance on protecting people who have been defined as extremely vulnerable.  This document is available in an easy read format, large print, or many other languages including Urdu and Polish. Read the guidance Read more

COVID-19 vaccination programme

9th February 2021

Information is now available from the government on the Covid-19 vaccination programme, including leaflets and guidance for healthcare staff, older people and social care staff. All documents are available to read here. Read more

Getting help with daily activities outside your home during coronavirus

21st January 2021

Guidance explaining how you can minimise the risk of spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) while getting the help you need to: get around in unfamiliar settings communicate with others go shopping exercise Read the full government guidance here Read more

Safeguarding during the Covid 19 crisis

18th January 2021

The Social Care Institute for Excellence is offering up to date guidance on safeguarding adults with care and support needs from abuse and neglect during the Covid19 crisis. You can access the information here: Safeguarding adults during the COVID-19 crisis ( You can also sign up to their newsletter to get regular news about other … Read more

New Guidance for National Lockdown

11th January 2021

The Government’s information for the national lockdown has been updated with advice for staying at home. Read the full guidance here Read more Read more

Full list of local restriction tiers by area

27th November 2020

The Government have shared the list of local restrictions areas in England will move into following lifting of the lockdown on 2nd December. Find out more Read more

Coping well during Covid – webinars from NHS

16th November 2020

The NHS have updated their ‘coping well during Covid’ webinar series. Webinar topics now include: Anxiety Low mood Working from home and staying well Managing financial anxiety Sleep BAME wellbeing Managing wellbeing ….as well as other helpful resources Watch the webinars here Read more

New national restrictions from today

5th November 2020

There are new national restrictions in place from today. The government has shared information on about the restrictions, including what they mean for working from home and business closures, why they are being introduced and the financial support available. Find out more here   Read more

Optional badges/lanyards to promote ongoing social distancing

14th August 2020

The Government have shared optional badges that people can wear who may have difficulties or concerns in maintaining social distancing. They can be used to signal to others around them that they need to pay attention and be given space. Find out more here Read more

Supporting people with sight loss during coronavirus

9th June 2020

The RNIB have produced some helpful quick tips for those who may be supporting people with sight loss. Take a look at the tips here Read more