Kent is currently in tier 4 (Stay at Home) to see what you can and can’t do please see the poster or click here to find out more
Now is a good time to plan ahead if you’re considering forming a Christmas bubble with friends and family from 23 to 27 December.
The Government has changed some of social contact restrictions for a short period of time over Christmas, allowing us to meet with up to three households indoors or out.
However, we are being advised to reduce any unnecessary contact with people we do not live in the two weeks before we form our Christmas bubbles.
When following these new rules, we must each continue to take personal responsibility to limit the spread of the virus and protect our loved ones, particularly if they’re vulnerable.
View the Christmas bubble rules in full.
Hospitals and police forces are now able to refer people bereaved in sudden or shocking ways (including by COVID-19 and any sudden illness, incident, or suicide), from day one of bereavement, into a new, government-funded, England-wide, professional, free and specialist sudden bereavement service (set up as a pandemic response and for the long term).
The service, Sudden, is run by a well-established charity that is experienced in helping suddenly bereaved people through trained and named case workers, operating over the phone. Sudden provides free support and advocacy for up to 10 weeks, with a focus on safeguarding and wellbeing outcomes. The service is delivered in partnership with relevant community-based statutory and NGO agencies. (Please read the attachment for more information.) To note, the Sudden helpline number (0800 121 6510) is available to call now, but is due to change within the coming weeks – please visit www.sudden.org or email email@example.com for the latest.
Because it is an immediate intervention service, the Sudden service is designed to be reached through very early referrals from hospitals and police.
Please contact see the attached information for more details about this new service.
Have you been taking time recently to reflect on your health? Are you looking to make long term changes to your health and lifestyle? Golding Homes and Wellbeing People are sponsoring 24 local residents to enrol in this life changing 12 week health coaching programme.
To apply for one of the *24 places all you need to do is complete this Expression of Interest form.
Sponsored places open to both men and women of all ages.
Attend a weekly 60 minute online, small group coaching session with 5 others via Zoom.
Focus on a different goal each week to implement small progressive changes.
Wellbeing topics covered include motivation, sleep, exercise, nutrition, stress, hydration and much more.
Self-reflection and “progress not perfection” is the motto throughout the course.
First courses begin mid June and there is no cost to participants with each place being sponsored.
*Preference will be given to Golding Homes tenants.
Live Well Kent are continuing to support to people aged 17+ across Kent with their mental health and wellbeing while making some adaptions to follow the latest official advice and guidance.
Staff will support you over the phone and online instead of face-to-face. Some of the services are using online chat forums to deliver one-to-one and group support.
Live Well Kent are still accepting referrals so if you need support or need to refer someone you can call the referral line on 0800 567 7699, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For up-to-date information and advice about the Coronavirus, please visit our dedicated Coronavirus page.
On the 12th June between 11:00am-12:00pm, the National Careers Service is working to bring job seekers and employers closer together by advertising vacancies across social media.
People can search for #JobsHour to find these vacancies or follow National Careers Service social media channels to find out more and see vacancies during the week. The National Careers Service will also provide free personalised careers information, advice and guidance for anyone wanting advice on vacancies, next steps or finding a role that is right for them.
Noteworthy additions to the second fair are the inclusion of more localised hashtags to help people to identify opportunities relevant to them and on Wednesday 10th June a live Facebook ‘Employment Workshop’ will give people tips on writing CVs and preparing for interviews.
Breastfeeding Celebration Week will take place on 1st – 7th June 2020. The theme will be ‘Promoting and supporting breastfeeding during the Covid-19 pandemic’.
For more information and resources, please visit the Start4Life website, search for Start4Life and look and download the resources below.
From Wednesday 28th August and Saturday 31st August and every Wednesday and Saturday thereafter Fusion will host the park wood weight watchers workshop where a specially trained weight watchers coach will help you lose weight in a supportive environment. Read the poster for more information.