Supporting people who are isolated or vulnerable during the COVID-19 crisis

Social Care Institute for Excellence
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This quick guide shares information, resources and ideas that care professionals can use and share with the people they are supporting during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Social workers, care workers, personal assistants (PAs) and others can help to promote disease prevention efforts and also to help address anxiety and other concerns, and keep people connected and safe during this public health crisis. The guide covers: using digital communication and video consultations; encouraging activity and movement; supporting mental wellbeing; and supporting those who are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19. The guide will be updated regularly with emerging good practice and other sources of guidance and information.

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Covid-19, vulnerable adults, infectious diseases, wellbeing, mental health;
Content type:
practice guidance
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