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Government shielding programme to pause on Saturday 1 August

From this Saturday (1 August), the government’s shielding programme will pause, unless the transmission of COVID-19 in the community starts to rise significantly. This means the support from the National Shielding Service, including free food parcels, medicine deliveries and care, will stop. Supermarket priority deliveryaaa

Posted on: 30 July 2020
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Details of employer support service unveiled

Plans for the new “Be Ready” Employer Service Hub have been announced in support of Purple Tuesday

Posted on: 12 November 2019 | Posted in: Community

A fifth of over 75s go three months or longer with no one to share a meal with

Analysis by Bournemouth University’s Ageing and Dementia Research Centre has revealed that almost a fifth of over-75s in the UK go three months or longer with no one to share a meal with.

Posted on: 7 September 2018 | Posted in: Community
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