Category Archives: General information

Well-being support from National Officer

I’ve had an update from Tina Kislingbury our local support advisor about well-being support. Here is what she has said “People still have the opportunity to request a wellbeing call via our website” . Click here to access this When … Continue reading

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Where to go when you feel unwell

At this worrying time, it can be difficult to be sure what to do if you feel unwell. In effect, the NHS system operates as usual with local pharmacies, GPs, the 111 service all available as well as Accident and … Continue reading

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More from Carers UK

Over 400 carers have now attended the Carers UK twice weekly online meet-ups. If you haven’t tried one yet, they’d love to see you there. On Mondays at 3pm they hold “Care for a Cuppa”, which is an opportunity for … Continue reading

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Offer of a phone call from Carers UK

During the last few months, the Caring Caller volunteers of Carers UK have made over 180 calls to Carers UK members to check in on how they are feeling. These calls aim to offer support to anyone feeling anxious and … Continue reading

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AskSara – an advice service for purchasing equipment

AskSara is a new website run by the Disability Living Foundation. It describes itself as  providing “Impartial advice about equipment to help make daily living easier.” It is fairly easy to navigate : you can choose from a range of … Continue reading

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How to guides for using new technology

Do Zoom, WhatsApp, Siri etc, etc leave you feeling bamboozled? I know some of them make me feel that way. The Surrey Coalition of Disabled People have put together some useful How To … guides. Click here to read them

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Amazing resources list when staying at home

I’ve come across the most amazing resources list which is described as boredom busters if you are staying at home. Click here to see it I particularly enjoyed the live webcams : https://explore.org/livecams . I looked at this mid-afternoon and saw elephants … Continue reading

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Virtual garden visits

If you are missing the opportunity to visit gardens, then this website might be the one for you. You have a choice of a short video tours around some of the beautiful gardens which would otherwise have been opening under … Continue reading

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Carers UK: information for carers

Carers UK have a wide range of information on their website. If you have never been there, it is worth looking at. Click here to visit it. For the page specifically about coping during the Coronavirus pandemic, click here

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Results of testing in NHS staff locally – good news!

On 18th and 19th May, Frimley Health and Care participated in a national study to evaluate the prevalence of Covid-19 in asymptomatic staff working in patient-facing primary care settings. A total of 307 staff in 35 settings across our area … Continue reading

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