Light at the end of lockdown

Light at the end of lockdown

Here are our top tips to beating the at-home blues, and making this dark period of the year a little brighter.

Big Give 2020

The Big Give 2020

We’re aiming to raise £4,250 to support 50 people to take part in our outdoor wellbeing programme at Paradise Fields, Oxfordshire.

Men and Mental Health

Paul continues his blog series on mental health with a discussion on the male experience.

World Mental Health Day

Paul continues his blog series to reflect on World Mental Health Day and his own experience ending mental health stigma.

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.

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