advice for Elderly Tenants during Coronavirus Pandemic

Advice for the Elderly Tenants

To keep everyone as safe as possible during the Coronavirus Pandemic, the government has issued guidelines for older people to self-isolate.

www.gov.uk/coronavirus

www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/

We recognise that this can be a worrying and lonely time for many older people, and we would like to share the following advice, useful websites and phone numbers so you can seek further information:

  • Those at increased risk of severe illness from Coronavirus are required by the government to self-isolate. This includes people aged 70 or over, regardless of medical conditions.

Useful websites:

Guidelines on social distancing for everyone in the UK (GOV.UK website):
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-social-distancing-and-for-vulnerable-people/guidance-on-social-distancing-for-everyone-in-the-uk-and-protecting-older-people-and-vulnerable-adults

Physical activity guidelines for older adults (NHS UK):
https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/physical-activity-guidelines-older-adults/

Doing your shopping – coronavirus advice (Age UK):
https://www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/coronavirus/doing-your-shopping–coronavirus-advice/

Information about coronavirus (COVID-19) and what you can do (Age UK):
https://www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/coronavirus/coronavirus/

Are you feeling anxious about the Coronavirus? (Age UK):
https://www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/coronavirus/coronavirus-anxious/

HELPFUL RESOURCES

On this page you’ll find links to services and community initiatives to help you during these uncertain times.

These include shops who’ll deliver groceries to your home, take-away meals for the vulnerable as well as mental health support and much more.

Take a look at the links below:

Lincolnshire

Support for people living in West Lindsey District Council

Support for people living in East Lindsey District Council

Support for people living in North Kesteven District Council

Voluntary Centre Services volunteering opportunities

Wellbeing Lincs helpline for the vulnerable

North Lincolnshire

Support for people living in North Lincolnshire

North East Lincolnshire

Support for people living in North East Lincolnshire

 

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