Advice and Support for the Elderly and Vulnerable
People over the age of 70 are considered vulnerable, even if they do not have an underlying health condition. This also applies to those who are pregnant.
Others considered vulnerable include people who are under 70 with an underlying health condition as defined at this link.
Advice for the Elderly and Vulnerable is available at the following links:
Advice on Visiting Care Homes
Latest information about the new Government guidance, effective from 19th July, setting out the steps that local authorities can take in conjuction with care homes to enable visits to care homes., visits out of care homes and supported living is available at the following links:
Further information on visiting a care home is available at the following links:
Moving someone out of a care home during coronavirus
You may be considering whether it is better for a love one in a care home to live at home during the coranavirus pandemic.
Details of your options and everything you should consider are available from The Alzheimers Society.
Advice and Support for Carers
Advice for Carers is available at the following links:
Travelling in the UK
Advice and guidance for safe travel within the UK (subject to local tier restrictions) can be found at the following links:
Travelling Outside the UK
Latest information on travel corridors and rules for self-isolation are available at the following links:
Local Area Information
For advice and information pertaining to your local area go to your local council website.
Local Support Groups
More than 1,000 volunteer groups have been set up to help those self-isolating during the coronavirus outbreak. More information is available from Covid-19 Mutual Aid.
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