The government’s mental health recovery action plan will support people with mental health issues in response to the pandemic.
Scheme providing free vitamins and food vouchers to pregnant women and children in low-income families to get a financial boost from April.
Citizens Advice Cornwall is seeking collaboration with organisations in Cornwall on a research piece.
Following the Budget on Wednesday, these are the highlights, as far as the VCSE sector is concerned, for us, and the people we support.
Resources available for people experiencing problems with finances, debt, housing and mental wellbeing
More reports on the impact of Covid-19, including an increase in destitution, people falling behind on housing payments, and deaths among homeless people, plus the impact of homeschooling on children and parents.
Cornwall Council has approved a new charging policy for adult social care, following extensive consultation, for implementation 21 April. Read the key changes here.
Information for volunteer and community providers of transportation to vaccination sites in Cornwall – and those referring people with transport needs.
Three reports highlighting the unequal impact of COVID-19, with disproportionate deaths among disabled people, women impacted worse economically, and on families in poverty.
If you are looking to enhance your skills and confidence in your interactions this free online training is for you.
See the findings of the NHS Kernow survey into GP & Pharmacy access during the pandemic, and take part in CQC’s strategy consultation. Plus share details of how unpaid carers can share experiences with CQC.
Encouraging response from mental health survey uncovers useful resources and good practice for staff and volunteers’ wellbeing
Keeping a healthy balance of screen-time and the real world is difficult at the best of times. Check out these articles on digital addiction, and helping teens stay safe and balanced online.
Advice to share around keeping warm in winter, and additional funding and support for those experiencing hardship at the moment. Make sure you’re aware of what’s around, for those you work with.
Quick round-up of vaccine information – who gets it when, info around people with learning disabilities, vaccine scams and misinformation, and a helpful short film from East Cornwall PCN.
Useful resources and support for older people struggling with their physical and mental health as a result of the pandemic.
Don’t let important decisions be made on issues that affect you, without your input. Have your say on the family justice system, keeping children safe in education, National Strategy for Disabled People, rural transport, Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service and home abortions.
Many people are asking questions about the COVID-19 vaccines – where can I get mine, how good is it, what may I do after I have it? Find out the answers here.
Covid-19 vaccination site opens at Stithians Showground today. When it is your turn, you could be invited to attend there, or via your GP practice. Find out more here.
Find out the latest – Cornwall’s Embrace Care programme, call for case studies around health inequalities, statement around COVID communications from a national charity, and RCHT contributing to the national effort.