Isolation Resources – April 2020

This has clear information about coronavirus: https://inclusionnorth.org/coronavirus-easy-read-information/

Lots of great resources here: https://www.dementiavoices.org.uk/latest-news/

Please view this fraud crime prevention video from our Senior Citizen Liaison Team. Please share with to anyone you feel will benefit from the knowledge and safety information provided. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IImntGvp84&feature=youtu.be

Alzheimer’s Society has also written about scams: https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/blog/coronavirus-covid-19-scams-people-affected-dementia?dm_i=5PV4,ZYQ,B2JS0,3HZP,1

This is a helpful breathing technique which has been shared on social media: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=nrmW8-j10fs

The Harbour is offering counselling over Zoom and the phone to people facing death, dying and bereavement. Anyone referring themselves should visit their website (www.the-harbour.org.uk) or call on 0117 925 9348 and leave a message – a member of the team get back to them.

Poetry Postcards: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02nrws5/episodes/downloads

We’ve been informed of this support hub for local
older people:

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/bristol/our-services/support-hub/

thehelphub.co.uk is national helpline

Wessex Water have asked us to share their Partnerhub and to remind you of the support available for customers who may be struggling or who may be in vulnerable circumstances. There’s also a news article on there detailing their approach to Covid-19 and how they can help customers.