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Reopenings and Reunions at Guideposts

Our face-to-face adult services have been opening up gradually over the last month. Although we have kept in touch and offered online services, phone calls and sent fun things to do in the post, it’s not the same as being together.

Growing a fabulous Partnership with Burford Garden Company

We are so proud to say Burford Garden Company are Sponsors of our Outdoor Wellbeing Hub, and support Guideposts by offering their expert advice, skills, workforce and connections, as well as financial assistance and goods to help with the development and growth of the site.

Celebrating a year of the Guideposts Information & Support line

The Guideposts Information & Support phone line opened a year ago, in March 2020. It was coincidental, if fortunate, that it was just at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. Our team have been at the end of the phone to support people through this exceptional year, and have developed the service to fit the needs of the time.

Autism Awareness Week 2021

To mark World Autism Awareness Week we spoke to some of our community to find out what it’s like to live with autism and what autism means for them.

Dreamcatchers During Winter Lockdown

This morning our Dreamcatchers leader, Helen, is encouraging more connection between the group, comparing their favourite foods, and how they express themselves.

Breathe Easy

One of our Henry Smith House yoga class members, Carole, tells us about her experiences and how she came to pranayama.

Richee Wilson Photo

Five Festive Activities

Play them on your own or share them with others, and let us know how you get on!

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.

woman looking out of window

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.