Having a fall can be a frightening and shocking experience. Whether the fall takes place indoors or outdoors, at home or away, it can make a person feel vulnerable. This is especially true for an older person and if this leads to a fear of falling, it can have a big impact on their quality of life. According to the NHS, Around 1 in 3 adults over 65 who live at home will have at least one fall a year,…Find out more »
Here are some local organisations which can help:
Bristol Dementia Wellbeing Service: If someone you know is affected by dementia contact the Bristol Dementia Wellbeing Service for advice here
Bristol City Council has advice for people who are vulnerable during the COVID-19 outbreak.
If you, a family member or a neighbour and need help with shopping or other essential tasks, or are feeling isolated:
Alzheimer’s Society Bristol have advice on their web page here.
Call their helpline Dementia Connect on: 0333 150 3456
You can also join in their online forum called Talking Point.
Age UK Bristol have developed a support hub during the COVID-19 outbreak, click here to access this.