Important information regarding service amendments for Wellbeing4U – we are still here to help you support your patients
- 121 sessions – During this difficult time, we are continuing to support your patients through telephone appointments. We are aligning our service at present to support patients by giving them the opportunity to talk through Public Health advice and guidance surrounding Coronavirus, make plans for keeping themselves well whilst being isolated at home, along with making links to relevant community assets available at this difficult time or access regular check in calls. The online referral has an option for Coronavirus support and guidance.
- Healthful Network online courses – We are aligning our Healthful Network offerings to provide online courses. The timetable and details of these courses will be circulated in the next few days.
Do you need support to help you adjust to our current way of life? If so; Wellbeing 4U are here to support you.
The Wellbeing4U service is our social prescribing support team based in your surgery. During this difficult time, we continue to support people through telephone appointments. We can support you to achieve healthy lifestyle, improve your wellbeing, help support you with social issues & overcome loneliness. We are here to help.
Have questions about Coronavirus?
We can give you the time to talk through the advice and guidance around Coronavirus provided by NHS to make sense of it all and can help you make a plan to ensure you can manage practical things like food shopping, collecting prescriptions etc. Let us help you adjust to our new way of life by putting you in touch with local support and guide you to make the changes needed for your health and wellbeing.
To access any of this support, please contact one of your Wellbeing Co-ordinators today to book an appointment:
Call: 07939 032017
Crisis Support Team
For those who are unable to access shopping essentials, obtain crucial medication or are in need of urgent temporary support as a result of Covid-19.
We can make sure that you get the help you need during this period by:
- putting you in touch with community groups in your area
- connecting you with online support and voluntary organisations
- providing advice and guidance
- providing practical support if needed
So if you need help with accessing food and medication or if you are isolated and feeling alone or anxious – give us a call.
Call: 01446 729592 – Please do not use the service unless you are in crisis as your call will be redirected to Contact OneVale.
This line will be staffed from 08:00-17:00, Monday to Friday. Outside of these times calls will be diverted to the emergency out of hours line.
This service is specifically aimed at supporting vulnerable citizens.
MIND in the Vale
The Mind in the Vale phone number is 01446 730792 if anyone who needs telephonic support or advice. We are delivering the Tier Zero guided self-help via phones/Skype and emails. Practical support (Social Prescribing) has been important at this current time and we have been able to find local business to deliver food to people who are self-isolating or vulnerable as well as keeping people updated on current legislation.
Our website is: mindinthevale.org.uk
And available on face book – Mind in the Vale of Glamorgan
We are currently working with over 250 patients and have managed to adapt to these trying circumstances.
Third Sector Services
Third sector front line services, and helplines, which can support people during the Covid-19 crisis. It also includes information about other services and community hubs.
BARRY Barry Community COVID-19 News & Assistance – A community group working together in the Barry area to respond to the challenges of COVID-19.
Bonvilston & St Nocholas
A WhatsApp group of volunteers (currently 12) has been set up for the Bonvilston & St Nicholas area. Please contact Cllr Ian Perry – tel no 07908845765 email email@example.com
Cardiff and the Vale
Corona Virus Help in Cardiff and the Vale – A group set up to give and receive help and find out about product availability during this pandemic.
Cowbridge Corona Virus Community Volunteers – This page has been created to help the vulnerable in and around Cowbridge during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Llandough Covid-19 Mutual Aid Group – This is the local group for Llandough, Vale of Glamorgan, as part of the national movement to organise a network of volunteers helping our communities through the challenging times ahead in dealing with the coronavirus covid-19 pandemic.
This page is for residents of Penarth to offer or request support. Including and not limited to, collecting shopping, prescriptions checking on vulnerable people, walking dogs, the idea is to be supportive and assist where possible.
Rhoose Coronavirus Help
Let’s help each other through – post here if you’re self-isolating and need an errand running, your dog walking or school work sharing – or if you can fetch something for neighbours.
With the current situation, we are diverting all nursing resources from any routine, non-essential services into our core community nursing services to support District Nursing and ART.
Home visits will be reduced as much as possible, to create capacity to prioritise nursing care for end of life and palliative patients in the community.
During this time we will be unable to do routine bloods at home.
We will continue to accept referrals for essential INR’s for housebound patients and urgent bloods for acutely unwell patients.
From Friday 20th March the Community Tissue Viability nursing service will be temporarily closed and will not be accepting any routine referrals.
From Friday 20th March, the Community Continence service will be temporarily closed and will not be accepting any routine referrals.
The only exception is referrals for palliative and end of life patients who require products urgently and these referrals will be processed in the usual way.
Currently services are only being provided from
Robert E Lloyd Opticians – 49 High St, Cowbridge CF71 7AE 01446 773191