This week sees the launch of the Herbert Protocol, designed to help find missing people with dementia, as fast as possible. Do you know anyone who needs to be registered?
A summary of the current guidance, as lockdown eases, and the changes coming in after 4 July, and in August, for people shielding, and businesses reopening.
CornWELL Festivals share their thoughts around wellbeing, as we leave lockdown, and encouraging kindness, wherever we are. Take a moment to evaluate your own mental health…
Find out about the exceptions around wearing a mask on public transport – for those who cannot wear them, or are distressed when wearing them.
TST are launching the Countrymen scheme in Cornwall, to help reconnect ‘outdoorsy’ older men with the outdoors. Find out how to refer older men with health problems to the scheme.
Cornwall Council has opened a consultation on its Adult Social Care charging policy. A questionnaire is available, and online focus-group events are taking place, to share your views.
A new way of organising health and care across the community has helped people in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly receive integrated, person-centred services since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Health and Care Partnership is carrying out a survey to learn from the health and care response to the pandemic. All are invited to take part.
Covid-19-related funding opportunities for dairy farmers, heritage buildings and food-aid charities, and organisations supporting older people, people of colour and domestic abuse victims. **New activities funding added.
Free parenting courses now available online, to support parents, grandparents and carers of children from birth up to the age of 18.
Carers week – 8-15 June – recognising unpaid carers, and signposting for support. This year’s theme is ‘Making Caring Visible’, so what can your organisation do?
Cornwall Scrubs, led by Annie Lucas and a team of volunteers, has sewing and distribution volunteers across the county all working towards ensuring that the NHS staff and healthcare workers in Cornwall have access to scrubs if PPE has not been provided.
Cornwall Council has published the latest version of the Adult Social Care Covid-19 key support links document, including support for members of the public, people with health and wellbeing needs, people with specialist needs and people with social care needs.
A new scheme allows for prisoners to hold video calls, helping families and friends keep in touch.
Vodaphone is partnering with three charities to launch the Great British Tech Appeal, to receive publicly donated phones and tables for redistribution to families and individuals in need.
Mental health support – New psychological support leaflets for adults are available, for those shielding, and in large print, with an Easy Read edition to follow.
Healthwatch Cornwall is investigating the impact of COVID-19 on the health and wellbeing of the people of Cornwall and the Scillies. Can you help by taking part in their survey, and sharing?
With the new coronavirus lockdown measures in place, the volunteers at Guide Dogs had to think of new ways to support the people with sight loss that they usually see face to face.
DisAbility Cornwall & IoS, Hayle RFC and the Cornish Oven joined forces to form Hayle Community Kitchen, as they saw how many vulnerable people were having to self-isolate but did not qualify for ‘shielding’ support from the government.
Relate is offering free relationship counselling for fishermen and merchant navy sailors, to help them maintain healthy family and couple relationships.