Doctors of the World have updated the translated coronavirus guidance to reflect the changes made regarding the lock down rules for the whole population in the UK. This new version (version 3 -24.03.2020) is ready in English and 28 other languages at the moment, and remaining languages will be updated very soon.
New government guidance was released on 31st March on funerals and care of the deceased for anyone who, sadly, dies with confirmed or suspected coronavirus. The most pertinent paragraphs are relating to the question of ritual washing of bodies.
The London Assembly website has a number of useful pages with information and advice around the current Coronavirus outbreak including a useful page for non UK Nationals living in London which includes info and advice in people's own languages and how to get support.
Instead of their regular newsletter Westminster Dementia Advisors have put together a list of support services in Westminster related to the coronavirus outbreak. Also,Terezie Wickenden, Westminster Dementia Adviser is currently avaiable to support people over the phone.
Total Family Coaching is starting 2 Virtual parenting programs to be delivered on Zoom (support in using Zoom offered prior to course). Mondays 11.30am: The Nurturing Program- 8 online group sessions, and Wednesdays 11.30am: Combined Triple P - 6 online group sessions (for parents of children aged 2-16).
Mind has released guidance on COVID-19 and caring for your mental health during self-isolation. You might be worried about coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it could affect your life. This may include having to stay at home and avoid other people. This might feel difficult or stressful. But there are lots of things you can try that could help your wellbeing.
WAND UK Is offering some emergency help to the most vulnerable people in our local communities . We developed a small food delivery project focusing on three boroughs Kensington and Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham and Westminster only.
Unscrupulous criminals are exploiting fears about COVID-19 to prey on members of the public, particularly older and vulnerable people who are isolated from family and friends. National Trading Standards is warning people to remain vigilant following a rise in coronavirus-related scams that seek to benefit from the public’s concern and uncertainty over COVID-19.
Information and guidance around Coronavirus will be constantly changing over the coming weeks. The CCG has developed the attached poster to share the latest information as of 25th March 2020 and includes: Where to go for up to date Coronavirus information; Key public health messages – as of 25th March;...
A new dedicated phone number is now live for Westminster Connects and is available from 8am to 10pm seven days a week. If you need help or you know of anyone who needs help as a result of COVID-19, please send us the details or phone us on 020 7641 1222.