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Medical advice

Keeping well during the coronavirus outbreak

Greater Manchester Ageing Hub, Age UK and the University of Manchester have put together this booklet for older people. It containes lots of advice on maintaining physical and mental wellbeing during isolation.

Final Keeping Well at Home booklet GM

NHS

www.nhs.uk

Use the NHS 111 online service for advice.  For those without the internet call 111

 

Public Health 

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/public-health-england

 

Silverline 

Suport helpline for older people.

Tel – 0800 4708090

www.thesilverline.org.uk

 

Mental health support

Mind 

Advice on staying mentally healthy during isolation

Help during isolation https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/#collapse97a7c

Tel – 0300 123 3393

Tel – 01257231660

Download their PDF with tips on staying healthy and safe. TOG Mind Helpful Resources and Support

 

The Sanctuary 24/7 mental health support line

0300 003 7029

 

Creative Living Centre 

One to one support appointments, emotional support appointments, counselling appointments, phone support.

Tel – 0161 6967501

Reception@creativelivingcentre.org.uk

 

Age UK

Practical advice and information. Tel – 0800 169 65 65

Cheerful chats.  Tel – 0800 470 80 90

 

Silverline 

Tel – 0800 4708090

 

Tameside Oldham & Glossop Mind

office@togmind.org

0161 330 9223

 

Papyrus mental health supporrt for young people

0800 068 4141 or text 07786 209 697

Money advice

New Charter Homes Money Wise team 

Advice with rent arrears and benefits

0161 331 2000

 

The Money Advice Service

Free impartial money advice

https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en

 

Age UK 

Money advice

Tel- 0161 833 3944

Tel – 0800 678 1602

General

Citizens Advice Bureau 

www.citizensadvice.org.uk

advice@tamesidecab.org.uk

Tel – 03003309076/ 03442451294

 

Covid Mutual Aid

Shopping, mental health and local services

https://covidmutualaid.org/local-groups/

covidmutualaiduk@gmail.com

 

Tameside Coucil 

https://www.tameside.gov.uk/Policy/Coronavirus-(COVID-19)-Service-changes,-support-an

 

Food and shopping

Sainsbury’s 

Opening times – first hour will be allocated to elderly people (opening times vary)

 

Asda

Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8am-9am for NHS staff and carers.

 

Tesco 

NHS staff only browsing hour prior to shops opening on Sundays. Times vary per store

Tuesday and Thursday extra hour for NHS staff

Food banks

  • St John’s Dukinfield
  • Hyde Methodist Church
  • The Haughton Green centre, St Mary’s church

Tel: 07562437568 (Mon-Friday, 9am-4pm)

 

The Launch Project 

Mobile pantry service to those unable to access foodbanks due to mobility or mental health issues, as well as those not eligible for foodbanks due to not meeting the criteria

https://www.facebook.com/groups/192440554715818/

Tel 07523772507

www.thelaunchproject.org/

facebook.com/launchmcr

twitter.com/launchmcr

 

Hattersley Zest 

zestisbest2020@outlook.com for help with food shopping and prescription pick ups

 

The Bread and Butter Thing

Food provision bagged for £7

Hattersley hub, Stockport Road, Hattersley, SK14 6NT

Friday deliveries AM.

www.breadandbutterthing.org

 

Tameside Trusted Hands

£12.50 per hr for shopping, cleaning, social needs

07711092955

 

Stalybridge COVID 19 Support

Food distribution, medical supplies, dog walking

Millbrook Area – Fran 07957712935 / Stalybridge Town are other areas – Nicola 07983620058 / Mottram Rise – Elizabeth 07894664579 / Carrbrook – Liam 0779538962

 

St. George’s Church Stalybridge

Food provision, medical supplies, dog walking

Reverend Penny Warner

Tel – 07393420763

 

Mottrom and Hattersley COVID-19 Support group

Food and medicine collection

0333 772 1759

Travel

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM)

Assessments for free travel services

www.tfgm.com

Tel – 0161 2441050

 

 

Children

Save the Children

Advice on helping children with coronavirus, how to speak to children about coronavirus, how to help children deal with school closures.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/517769425545804/

www.savethechildren.org.uk

Tel – 020 7012 6400

 

Volunteering

Action Together

Volunteering and charity work

https://www.actiontogether.org.uk/

 

National Centre Voluntary Action 

Volunteering opportunities

www.ncvo.org.uk

Tel: 020 7520 2414

Facebook community and volunteering groups

Coronaheroes

Shopping, mental health and local services

https://www.facebook.com/groups/585056092098186/

 

Help Your Neighbour

Local advice and support group

https://www.facebook.com/groups/208743743545285/

 

Tameside Mutual Aid

Providing local information and practical support

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2928251333864637/

 

Stalybridge COVID-19 Support

Food distribution, medical supplies, dog walking, phone calls

https://www.facebook.com/groups/221263182400393/

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