Care & support

This page will have links that will help during Covid-19 from information to activities and mindfulness.


Careers


Let us help you Get Career Ready – Want to develop yourself during the Lockdown and start a new career? YES! Then we have some links for you below.


Wellbeing


NHS – Life has changed during this difficult time, taking care of your mind and body if you have to stay at home due to Covid-19 is vital. It’s important to remember it is ok to feel bored, lonely or frustrated, the NHS have various tips and resources to help you cope.

Lifft support – In need of a little extra support? Our Lifft team can help you!
Our expert team of Support Workers have substantial experience helping people to live full and independent lives.

Mind – We are all worried about how life is going to change and how it will affect us and those we love. Mind mental health charity has an information hub which provides advice and support for your mental health.

GDAS – Gwent Drug and Alcohol Service provide direct support for service users and their families. Need support call them on 0333 999 3577

Young Minds – A dedicated parent helpline which is available to offer advice to parents and carers worried about a child or young person under 25.

Childline – call 0800 1111 (from 9am to midnight)

Safetydetectives.com – This guide features what children do online, the threat of online strangers and how to ensure a healthy balance between Internet use, your children’s online privacy, digital security, and more on online safety to mention.

Live Fear Free – Help and support for those who are experiencing or know someone experiencing domestic abuse and sexual violence during the coronavirus emergency.

Dan 24/7 – Wales’s confidential drugs and alcohol helpline. Dan 24/7 will not appear on your home itemised bill

Samaritans – Are a registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide

C.A.L.L Helpline – A community advice and listening line for Mental Health, available 24/7

PAPYRUS Hopeline UK  – The PAPYRUS Hopeline works with young people to give hope and prevent young suicide. Anyone up to the age of 35 is welcome to make contact

Dewis Cymru – Dewis is a one-stop-shop for wellbeing advice and information, plus related community resources to help you and your loved ones

The Silver Line – The Silver Line offers a telephone befriending service that connects older people with volunteers who can chat and provide information and advice

Wales Dementia Helpline – Support and advice for people with dementia or their families

Age Connect – Working across Wales to provide assistance, support and services to older people to help them live a healthier, more active and independent lift.

Age Cymru – provides information on age-related health conditions, advice on how to keep fit and healthy, as well as information with dealing with health services, and how to cope with loneliness.


Financial


Universal Credit support with Citizens Advice – The Citizens Advice Help to Claim service supports people in the early stages of a Universal Credit claim, from the application through to first payment

Money Advice Service  – Free and impartial money advice, set up by the government

Step Change – Offer free debt advice that is based on a comprehensive assessment of your situation. We’ll then provide practical help and support for however long it’s needed.


Activities for kids


PE with Joe Wicks

Cosmic Kids Yoga

BBC Bitesize

BBC Super Movers

Go Noodle


Audi book links


The world of David Walliams

Audible on Amazon

Audiobook Treasury