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From volunteer to staff member: Vanessa

The story of how one volunteer went from blog writer to a key staff member within our marketing and communications team.

Better Connected Service Unites Ambitious Fundraising Couple

Meet Julian and Dawn, an amazing couple who don’t shy away from a challenge! They met via Better Connected, the...

A New Safe Social Platform for People with Learning Disabilities & Autism

Guideposts Trust has launched a new programme, Better Connected, to help adults with learning disabilities and autism stay social and...

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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.

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.

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.