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New way of organising health and care across the community during COVID-19

Added on 01/06/2020, in News - Case studies / News

A new way of organising health and care across the community has helped people in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly receive integrated, person-centred services since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Support available to help unpaid carers cope and stay well through COVID-19 anxiety

Added on 01/06/2020, in News - News

Cornwall’s unpaid carers are valued for the critical role they play within their communities and during the COVID-19 pandemic they may be finding it more difficult to cope and look after themselves, too.

Free drinksmeter app can help residents manage concerns around increased home drinking during lockdown stress

Added on 29/05/2020, in News - News

For those concerned that they might be drinking more alcohol than usual or are finding it a struggle to keep the amount they drink under control during COVIDlockdown, Safer Cornwall would urge residents to download the free drinksmeter app to their phones.

Reach out for help for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week

Added on 19/05/2020, in News - News

“Try to reach out, in any way possible” is the advice from one Cornish resident to people across Cornwall for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week.

Cornwall’s care and support services available during lockdown

Added on 12/05/2020, in News - News

Residents are urged to contact Cornwall Council for support with any equipment that helps them to live independently. They are also reminded to keep an eye on their vulnerable neighbours in case of any safeguarding concerns.

Sign up now for support to stop smoking and make immediate improvements to your health

Added on 12/05/2020, in News - News

There is a range of support available for people in Cornwall who have decided that now is the time to give up smoking.

NHS urges people to get care when they need it

Added on 25/04/2020, in News - News

Health and care professionals across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are backing a major new drive across the country to…

New bereavement support network launched for Cornwall’s residents

Added on 22/04/2020, in News - News

A new support network has been set up in Cornwall to help those affected by loss and bereavement to find support during and after the coronavirus pandemic.

First ‘Cornwall Needs You’ care workers up and running

Added on 21/04/2020, in News - News

The first care workers recruited through Cornwall’s ‘Be Proud to Care’ recruitment drive are now in post, and already making a difference to the lives of elderly and vulnerable residents. They join more than 150 Cornwall Council staff deployed into the care sector.

Ways to look after your mental health in isolation

Added on 18/04/2020, in News - News

New web pages with information on supporting people’s mental health have launched today, providing support for people who may be struggling with the effects of long-term isolation.