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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

At Imagine Independence, our top priority remains the wellbeing and safety of those we support and of our colleagues. We are taking stringent measures to ensure we can continue to safely fulfil this. We won’t be updating our website and social media regularly on the Covid-19 situation, but for the latest advice and guidance during this time, here are some useful online resources:

You will find up-to-date advice and guidance here:

Please also take time to visit Every Mind Matters – which contains really useful information to help you look after your mental wellbeing whilst at home https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

For a range of mental health helplines should you feel you need someone to talk to – please don’t feel you are alone - visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines/

Visit Association of Mental Health Providers’ Covid-19 & Mental Health page for useful information, guidance, and key resources - https://amhp.org.uk/resources/covid-19-mental-health/

Psychological support online and on the telephone, available to Merseyside and Southport residents from Mersey Care:

 

Keep Calm and Wash Your Hands!

Dr Lisa Ackerley explains how to keep calm and wash your hands

 

 

 

We're recruiting!

Imagine Independence is currently recruiting for a range of vacancies - if you are an enthusiastic person who wishes to make a valuable contribution to people's lives then hop over to our recruitment page for further details https://www.imagineindependence.org.uk/work-with-us/current-vacancies/

 

Central Liverpool Primary Care Network Covid-19 Resource Pack

Central Liverpool Primary Care Network have put together a Covid-19 Resource pack which contains a range of information and services you can access during this time: https://clpcn.co.uk/covid-19-resource-pack/

 

Free Activities to do at Home

Keeping busy at home – body and mind! Here is a list of free activities currently being offered online by a wide range of organisations, all of which can be done within your own home. These activities include free online books and plays, exercise videos, museum and zoo tours, cookery videos, comedy festivals, art tutorials, music lessons, language-learning resources and many more. The list includes a range of activities that can entertain the whole family – all you need to access them is the internet. This list is accurate at 03 April 2020