Help during Coronavirus
At Suffolk Carers Matter, we understand this is a concerning time for you and your family, and you will have many questions about Coronavirus (Covid-19). We have created a list of some of the most useful and relevant links for you to access additional information, advice and guidance related to coronavirus.
Nationwide Information and Support:
Guidance on shielding and protecting extremely vulnerable people from COVID-19: Guidance published by the Government for people, including children, who are at very high risk of severe illness from coronavirus (COVID-19) because of an underlying health condition, and for their family, friends and carers.
N.B. If you become aware of a detrimental decline in your own or others emotional and physical health, seek advice from medical professionals according to the instructions from the Government and NHS
Mutual aid: National website created in response to Covid-19, helping you identify the local support available to you.
Caring for people with dementia during coronavirus: Advice from Alzheimer’s Society.
Dementia UK helpline: 0800 888 6678 or email: email@example.com
Alzheimer’s Society helpline: 0300 222 11 22 Talking Point (online community)
Creating an Emergency Plan: A record that needs to contain basic, useful information to help others when looking after the person (or persons) you care for.
Shopping: Advice from Age UK if you are unable to get out to shop.
Care homes: Helpful ideas for relatives and friends of people living in care homes from Dementia UK and the Relatives and Residents Association. Dementia UK also provides a helpline operated by Admiral Nurses: 0800 888 6678