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Help with the worries of the pandemic: Jenny’s story

Guideposts Information Service heard from a young woman, Jenny, who lives with from Chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and had been self-isolating at home during the Covid-19 crisis.

The worries of the pandemic: Is it safe to have workmen at home?

During lockdown, we took a call from a lady, who was distressed and needed urgent help for her elderly father who has Parkinson’s Disease, loss of voice and lives on his own in Gloucester. Some sockets in the kitchen had come off the wall and were unsafe. Harriet was worried that her father might try to fix it himself and cause an accident.

Long Covid: What do we know?

An article to help understand the persistent symptoms that are sometimes reported following a Covid-19 infection, and some ways to handle them.

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The worries of the pandemic: obsessive cleaning

How Guideposts Information Service helped Bethany who was extremely anxious about shopping, receiving post, wiping surfaces, washing clothes and the thought of lockdown ending.

GLADS Superheroes Colouring Competition

We are celebrating our incredible staff at GLADS in Oxfordshire and the massive impact they have made during the pandemic with a colouring in competition.

World Photography Day and Mindfulness

Creative hobbies like photography are great for boosting our mood and lowering our stress levels. It’s a really great activity for our mental health.

Phone Calls, Parcels and Post

Jane usually works face to face with Guideposts service users in the local community, but when Covid struck she had to figure out how to support and care for her clients from home.

Love on the Spectrum

Love on the Spectrum is a reality television show currently being streamed on Netflix (Cert PG). Our brilliant volunteer Paul watched the series for us. Here he shares his thoughts on the programme.

6 Ways We’ve Helped During Lockdown

As we make the final preparations for reopening we wanted to reflect on some of the thing we have done since the start of the pandemic. So here are 6 things to celebrate!

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