Following Government guidance on the mandatory use of Facemasks in certain circumstances, here is a link to the Government’s website, which includes information on when to wear a face covering, making your own and exemption messages that are printable and for use on a mobile phone.
We continue to support Carers over the phone. All face to face and group support is still on hold until further notice.
We will update this page with useful links and information as it becomes available.
Should you want to talk to a member of the Carers’ Support Service team about your caring role, please call us on:
NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE: 01652 650585 – Monday to Thursday 8am to 8pm, Friday 8am to 6pm. Weekends 10am to 4pm.
NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE: 01472 242277 – Weekdays 8am to 7pm. Weekends 10am to 2pm.
If you are concerned about your health or the health of the person you care for visit the NHS 111 Website: www.111.nhs.uk/covid-19/.
If you do not have access to the internet call NHS 111.
Please continue to follow government and NHS guidance on the following links:
LATEST INFORMATION AND GUIDANCE:
Caring for your dying relative at home – information from Hospice UK. This guidance is produced to help support people who are caring for someone who is dying at home from COVID-19 infection.
Practical Care for a Dying Person – What you can do to practically care for someone who is in their last days and hours of life – produced by the NHS
For local advice:
Scunthorpe and District Mind offer 1-1 telephone appointments during the day, and their service ‘The Haven’ for people experiencing mental health distress is also open 7 days a week, 6pm-midnight. To contact them call 01724 279500.
Online activities for older adults with dementia – A guide to online resources for those providing care for people with Dementia
Supporting people with Dementia during Covid-19 – Supporting Carers and Care Staff to understand and respond to changes in behaviour in people with Dementia during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Carers’ Support Service accepts no responsibility or liability for services, advice or support provided by external organisations.