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COVID-19 Information Resources

Useful Links

Guidance for Carers

Carers UK

Their regularly updated information can help ease concerns and enable you to plan alternative care arrangements for your loved ones.


Carers Trust

Find information on what Coronavirus (COVID-19) might mean for you or someone you care for.



Guidance for those who provide unpaid care to friends or family.



Thousands to be offered repeat testing in care homes.



Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can't do (including updated guidance on exercise for those with specific health needs).



Guide on handling coughs and colds in the elderly.


Practical Support

COVID-19 Mutual Aid UK

Local organising to support the most vulnerable in our communities - search for a support group near you.


NHS Volunteer Responders

If you are a vulnerable person who needs help with shopping, a prescription collection or a friendly chat, then NHS Volunteer Responders are ready to help.


Directory of Community Micro-Enterprises in Kirklees

This project is delivered in partnership with Kirklees Council. It aims to stimulate the development and growth of community micro-enterprises that provide a wide range of help and support for older and disabled people or similar.



Free technology to help vulnerable people during the coronavirus outbreak.


Lockdown Loo

Find toilets which are open.


Condition-Specific Support

Macmillan Cancer Support

Find the latest coronavirus guidance for people with cancer.


Kirklees Visual Impairment Network

Sources of support and useful information during the coronavirus crisis.


Diabetes UK

Helpful information on diabetes and Ramadan during the coronavirus outbreak.


Benefits Advice

GOV.UK - Benefits advice

Coronavirus support for employees, benefit claimants and businesses.


Carers UK

This directory has been designed to help you keep track of new changes being introduced to the benefits system as a result of the coronavirus.


Mental Health

Mental Health Foundation

Helpful advice on how to look after your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak.


Alzheimer's Society

Coronavirus: Information for people affected by dementia.



Find information on temporary changes to the Mental Health Act due to the coronavirus outbreak.



Advice on mental wellbeing while staying at home.


Parent Carers

CAMHS Resources

This site was created for young people, carers and professionals to pool together helpful resources available to support your mental health and well-being.



Coronavirus: supporting children who may be especially vulnerable during times of uncertainty.



Cruse Bereavement Care

Coronavirus: find information on dealing with bereavement and grief.



Most people experience grief when they lose something or someone important to them. If these feelings are affecting your life, there are things you can try that may help.