Health & Hygiene Guidelines

  • Help and Advice in Guildford & Waverley A comprehensive list of support services to help people with their mental, physical and general health  
  • Surrey County Council have set up a community helpline to help people who need support
  • Latest Govt. Advice http://gov.uk/coronavirus
  • Facts about the Virus
  • Full guidance on staying at home and away from others 
  • Self Isolating 
  • Social Distancing 
  • BBC advice How to behave in an epidemic
  • Government guidelines re making your own face mask 
  • Active Surrey programmes halted some weeks ago but they’ve been working hard to provide people with ways to become and remain physically active – physical activity being one of the permitted activities.  Here is a leaflet of 6 simple exercises (recommended by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists), that older people can do in their homes.
  • Mental Wellbeing while Staying at home
    • an NHS site covering a wide range of tips plus helplines to help us all cope at this difficult time
    • this is an anxious time for all.  Should you feel you are struggling with your emotional/mental wellbeing  Healthy Surrey offers advice, information, support, etc plus links to services for those who feel they are at breaking point. 
    • If you know someone struggling with their mental health, there are lots of things you can do. Find out how you can help and support them. There is also specific tips and expert advice to help them look after their mental health and wellbeing if they are worried or anxious about coronavirus (COVID-19).
    • Medication, Prescriptions & Food etc.
      • having difficulty getting your medicines or prescriptions from your local pharmacy?  Call the Community Helpline on 0300 200 1008 and they’ll find someone who can help.
      • Any resident who needs help with food, medicine or other support can call the Council’s new community helpline.  All you need to do is ring 01483 444400 or register on their website, you can also register a relative or neighbour with their permission.
      • If someone you know needs help with food, prescriptions or support, please visit the Community Helpline or call 01483 444400.  The phone lines open 8.30am to 7pm weekdays and 10am to 2pm weekends.
      • Do you need hearing aid batteries.
        • CSSEF can help by sending batteries direct to your home. The charity is supporting the NHS Audiology department email: wishes@cssef.org 
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