You can request help from one of the many volunteers who recently signed up to help the NHS. If you are over 70, self-isolating or unable to leave your home there are four types of help you can request:
Check in and Chat Support: Provides short-term telephone support to individuals who are at risk of loneliness as a consequence of self-isolation.
Click here for the link to find out more about the services available: https://volunteering.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk
If you meet the criteria and need help collecting shopping, medication or other essential supplies or just want a telephone ‘check in and chat’ to help prevent loneliness, please contact them directly on 0808 196 3646
Wiltshire Wellbeing Hub
If you are self-isolating due to coronavirus (COVID-19) and you need help and do not have any family, friends or neighbours who can support you the contact the Wiltshire Wellbeing Hub who can help you with:
- deliveries of food and other essentials
- loneliness and wellbeing.
You can request this help by calling the helpline on: 0300 003 4576 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. It's available from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday.
For information about other local volunteer groups and to obtain a Covid-19 Community Pack please follow this link: http://wiltshire.gov.uk/public-health-coronavirus