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Breathe Easy

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

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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.

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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.

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.

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!

Guideposts Service User Council and Co-production Week 2020

James is the Chair of our Service User Council so we caught up with him to find out about who he is, his role and what co-production means to him.

Pen Pals

Keeping people connected through Pen Pals

Our team at Gloucestershire have been connecting children with older people in our CONNECT groups by setting up a pen pal service.