NHS Kernow has launched a survey to explore young people’s experiences of health and care online during the pandemic. Please share with anyone who could participate – young people up to age 18, or to age 25 with special education needs, who has accessed these services.
Children and young people news round-up – free school meals scheme to be expanded, Obesity strategy announced, new special school for Cornwall, risk of a ‘lost generation of teens’ and Smart Savings project supporting families in Cornwall.
Funding for: reopening the arts, environment, medical welfare, recovery for those supporting people with complex social issues (especially BAME charities) and marginalised groups, veterans support, and sports development
Citizens Advice Cornwall are holding a Mental Health livestream even from 9am to 9pm Tomorrow (Tuesday). Share, tune in, and take part!
The Social Care Institute of Excellence has published guidance to help professionals encountering situations of domestic abuse and violence, including questions and tools to gain insight into the issues.
Domestic Abuse funding being awarded in Cornwall – First Light, The Women’s Centre Cornwall and CLEAR benefiting.
#HelpUsHelpYou by sharing your thoughts and experience of health and care services in #SouthWest and how they have adapted during the Covid-19 pandemic, in a survey.
@Think 111′ is a new campaign from the NHS, urging people to think twice about which healthcare service they choose, to avoid pressure on the health service as lockdown eases.
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.