Monday, 20 July 2020
Sunday, 14 June 2020
What are the face covering rules on public transport?
The rules will apply only on public transport - not while waiting - but the rail industry will ask people to cover their face as they enter a station.
People could be refused travel if they don't follow the rules. They could also be fined, but this will be the last resort.
Public transport excludes cruise ships, school transport, taxis and private hire vehicles. However, ride-sharing company Uber is making face coverings compulsory.
Wednesday, 27 May 2020
If you think you have the virus, don't go to the GP or hospital, stay indoors and get advice online.
Only call NHS 111 if you cannot cope with your symptoms at home; your condition gets worse; or your symptoms do not get better after seven days.
Saturday, 16 May 2020
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Sunday, 3 May 2020
If you are in a sitution of danger do not hesitate to call 999 - if you are unable to speak, stay silent and key 55 in to your 'phone.
How to make a silent 999 call
The Home Office has a system in place called Silent
Solutions, which helps callers, such as domestic abuse victims, who cannot
speak to an operator.
If you have not been able to signal that your call is an
emergency by coughing after dialling 999, you will be put through to the
If you are in danger, you will be asked to dial
Wednesday, 8 April 2020
- Try to persuade & encourage the person with dementia and to avoid confrontation with them if possible.
- Set up a regular time for telephoning.
- Talk about early memories. Use music and old movies to help with reminiscence.
- For people who forget recent news - a notice by the front door can remind people about not going out and other changes due to coronavirus.
- Set up different areas/zones in your home e.g.: watch favourite films and musicals in the living room, listen to the radio in the kitchen, do jigsaw puzzles at the table.
- Activity box with puzzles and crafts.
- Assistive technology can help provide reminders about eating regularly, not going out, washing hands and so on. Available at https://www.atdementia.org.uk/
Wednesday, 1 April 2020
Advice from Lambeth Made about supporting the Emotional Health & Wellbeing of Children & Young People
Freephone 24-Hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247
Noise nuisance and ASB update