Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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Coronavirus - (COVID-19)


COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It's caused by a virus called coronavirus.

For the latest advice on coronavirus (COVID-19) please click here.
Learn about the government response to coronavirus
here.
 

If you are worried about a friend or loved one who has mental health or learning disability needs and is supported by our organisation, please contact the team or person involved in their care.

For practical help and advice about maintaining your wellbeing in relation to coronavirus, click here.

Our services

In line with government guidance we are minimising face-to-face contact wherever possible. As a mental health and learning disability provider we are acutely aware of how important contact is for the wellbeing and recovery of many of the people we support.

Our frontline teams are doing a great job in very challenging circumstances and are using all available means to stay in touch with people through channels other than face-to-face contact. We are trying to protect everyone’s safety and minimise the spread of infection - and we hope that people understand this.

Visitors

Being able to visit is important for our patients and our visitors but there are changes to help reduce the risk of infection.
 
Visits will only be allowed if arranged in advance – find contact details for the ward in our locations directory.
 
Visitors must wear a face covering or face mask at all times.
 
Visitors must follow the guidance on handwashing and social distancing.
  • Do not visit if you have symptoms of COVID-19 or are feeling physically unwell as symptoms of COVID-19 can be very varied –  look at gov.uk or phone NHS111 if you are in doubt
  • Do not visit if you should be socially isolating or shielding – look at gov.uk or phone NHS111 if you are in doubt
  • There may be clinically vulnerable patients on this ward
  • There may be patients with as yet unidentified COVID-19 on this ward
  • You may be at increased risk of spreading the virus or getting the virus if you visit
Please consider whether your visit could be delayed or done via the phone or video-call and please ask for help. 
 
Are you a carer?

We have produced some advice for carers during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic:

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Do you need help or someone to talk to?

You can find advice about mental health within our dedicated pages here or if you need to speak to someone urgently you can click here or contact Samaritans who are available 24 hours a day 365 days a year by phone as well as by email, text and post.

  • Telephone:  Free of charge from landline or mobile: 116 123 
  • Email: jo@samaritans.org  
  • Write: Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK, Chris, PO Box 90 90, Stirling, FK8 2SA.

If you are a member of NHS staff, social care worker or police staff please find out more about our priority wellbeing support service here.

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