The below resources are for members, patients and carers alike.
British Psychotherapy Foundation - Support is Key
The British Psychotherapy Foundation (bpf) have launched a “Support is Key” project - for those working within the NHS, Social Care, Police and Fire Service, and who have been affected by the recent Coronavirus outbreak. This project offers you up to 6 free sessions with a trained psychotherapist, who will offer an opportunity to talk to them - remotely until face to face therapy resumes - about how you might have been affected by these difficult circumstances.
Mental Health Foundation
The Mental Health Foundation is part of the national mental health response providing support to address the mental health and psycho-social aspects of the Coronavirus outbreak, alongside colleagues at Public Health England and the Department of Health and Social Care.
General information from the charity about managing your wellbeing during the pandemic.
The Help Hub
A national online and phone service that was launched the week beginning the 23 March 2020 with the aim to provide a free service for as many people as possible by listening and supporting. Qualified therapists will be giving 20 minute support phone and Skype calls.
Action for Happiness 'coping calendar'
This Coping Calendar has 30 suggested actions to look after ourselves and each other as we face this global crisis together.
Mencap Easy Read Information
Information about Coronavirus for people with learning disabilities.
Information and advice for people who are rough sleeping
Information about Coronavirus for people that are sleeping rough.
Carers UK - advice for carers
Current government guidance as it relates to carers , suggestions for making plans and answers to frequently asked questions.
Royal College of Occupational Therapists
Information from RCOT to support people who are undertaking social distancing and for families to support their children while schools are closed.
Yoga app that's free for NHS staff until the 1st of July 2020.
Free mental health support for NHS staff and their families.
NHS x Fiit
Fiit is offering Premium memberships to all NHS staff - for free. We’re here to help support anyone on the front line of the COVID-19 crisis and play our part.
The mindfulness and meditation app is offering free subscriptions to NHS staff until the end of 2020.
Unmind is a workplace mental health platform. They are offering free, unlimited access to NHS employees during the COVID - 19 pandemic.
Health Innovation Network: Activities for Older Adults During COVID-19
A guide to online resources for those providing care
for people with dementia.
The Great British Home Choir
The Great British Home Chorus
aims to give everyone the opportunity to contribute their voices and
instruments to an ambitious digital music project, conceived in the light of
many closures to communal rehearsal spaces nationwide.