Alzheimers Society – Contact details

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Alzheimer’s Society offers advice, information and support in England and Wales to people with dementia, their families and carers through its helpline and local branches. Tel: 0300 222 1122 www.alzheimers.org.uk

SPARK Somerset Guide for Groups

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SPARK Somerset have provided a useful guide to things to consider when Volunteering with groups which applies to groups wherever they are. This includes confidentiality, safe-guarding and money-handling advice. It can be found here: https://www.sparksomerset.org.uk/guidance-cov-19-groups

BBC Breakfast on scams

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Apparently there are over 200 coronavirus specific scams going around. Please be aware. To watch this piece on this morning’s breakfast show please visit: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000gxqv/breakfast-28032020 and fast forward to 2:53:00

Covid 19 Scams doing the rounds

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BEWARE OF COVID-19 SCAMS (This article is from Somerset Trading Standards) Unscrupulous criminals are exploiting fears about COVID-19 to prey on members of the public, particularly older and vulnerable people who are isolated from family and friends. National Trading Standards … Continued

World Health Organisation wants to rename ‘Social Distancing’, ‘Physical Distancing’

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The World Health Organisation is changing the phrase ‘social distancing’ to recommend ‘physical distancing’. This is a nod to the importance of human interaction to our physical and mental well-being. Instead of distancing ourselves socially we only need to do … Continued