COVID-19 Resources (9/9/2021)

Keep up to date with the latest, trusted sources of information on coronavirus, vaccinations and how to look after your own health and wellbeing. 

 Below you'll find:

 

Links to latest official updates from trustworthy channels:

 

NHS in Bromley

 

Bromley Council

 (Return to main COVID-19 page...)

 

Easy Read Resources

Check the Mencap website for Coronavirus information and resources in easy read format.

 

Information and advice in other languages

Doctors of the World have translated government advice on Coronavirus into 60 languages and are working on more. Get the guides here.

UK Government's Stay at home guidance for households with possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection - Easy Read and other languages available.

 

Some useful resources

Mental Wellbeing

man alone

How to look after your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak from the Mental Health Foundation. 

Coronavirus and mental health - tips, advice and guidance from Young Minds. 

The Samaritans have a webpage with lots of useful tips and resources if you're worried about your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak. 

The NHS Every Mind Matters has advice on coronavirus and mental wellbeing 

 

Domestic Violence and Abuse Services in Bromley

Download the pdf directory of services

 

Disabilities

Take a look at Bromley Mencap for local support and information

woman reading alone

 Get information in Easy Read formats from Mencap.

Autism

The National Autistic Society have a section on coronavirus including resources and tips for autistic people and families. 

 

Older people

Take a look at Age UK and Independent Age for information and support they provide.

 

Information legal advice and guidance

Check Citizens Advice and the Department for Work and Pensions for information on support available.

 

Unpaid Carers

Check out the Carers Trust and Carers UK for information, advice and support if you're caring for someone. 

Download Caring During COVID Booklet.pdf

 

Dementia

If you or someone you care for are worried about coronavirus and need support and advice, take a look at the Alzheimer's Society website. They also have a support line and free publications. 

 

If you have long term health conditions such as Long Covid/Post Covid, COPD, diabetes, heart disease...

Check our free to download Bromley Well factsheets for general information and support available if youre managing long term health conditions.

If you have a lung condition check the British Lung Foundation website for their advice and support. 

Check Diabetes UK if you are living with diabetes.

The Britsh Heart Foundation have some great resources and advice on managing heart or circulatory disease. 

Latest support available from Macmillan Cancer Support (pdf).

 

Exercise 

Exercise - check out the NHS 10 minute home workouts and their fitness studio for video workouts you can do at home. Sport England have some fun and creative ideas on how to get active at home.

Closer to home, for anyone over 60, don't miss Primetime by Mytime Active on facebook!