Assist Trust staff have come up with a list of resources and websites that you might find helpful:

 

  1. FOOD DELIVERY SERVICES

 

Evening News- A list of places that deliver

Deliver Norfolk- App that gives a list of local places that deliver: https://delivernorfolk.co.uk/

Archers Butchers: https://www.facebook.com/archersbutchers/

Blofield Farm Shop: https://www.facebook.com/blofieldfarmshop/

Old Hall Farm: http://www.oldhallfarm.co.uk/cafe-shop-butchers-and-delicatessen/

Clarkes Butchery & Farm Kitchen: https://www.facebook.com/ClarkesButchery/ or 01603 754233

CJ’s Fruit & Veg: https://www.facebook.com/cjsfruitveg

Double Qs- Grocers that do meat, cheese, etc: https://www.facebook.com/Doubleqsfoods/

Easters Bakery- https://www.facebook.com/Easters-Bakery-106147436144874/

Harveys Puremeat Butchers: https://www.puremeat.co.uk/

Hazel’s Butchers: https://www.facebook.com/hazelsbutchers/ or 01603 427161

Henry Randell- Delivers Crabs: 07582756900

Howard & Son Deliver Pies, Sausages, Fish Portions: 01603 624928 or gary@fishmongersnorwich.com

JustCantSettle.com have a list of independent non food related shops you can order from: https://www.justcantsettle.com/2020/03/25/independent-norwich-shops-you-can-support-online/

Mike Debs and Sons Fruit and Veg: https://www.facebook.com/MikeDebsandSons/

Mr Fruity: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mr-Fruity/128651667533402 01603 488999

Proudly Norfolk- Has been said to show places that deliver: https://www.facebook.com/ProudlyNorfolk/

Teles Patisserie- Do deliveries after 4: 01508 538892, www.telespatisserie.co.uk

Thorns DIY- Sells cleaning products: https://thornsdiy.com/

Tony’s Discount Deli:https://www.facebook.com/Tonys-Discount-Deli-664922290277981/

 

2. GOVERNMENT HELP AND GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Broadland and South Norfolk helpline: 01508 533933

Norwich City Council- Has advice to do with coronavirus: https://www.norwich.gov.uk/site/

Government Advice for Vulnerable people: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus-extremely-vulnerable

Information-

NHS have important measures we all should adhere to to stop the spread: NHS.UK

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons have information about how the veterinary practice is affected: RCVS.ORG.UK

Which have free coronavirus advice- https://www.which.co.uk/

Support for Blind Employees: https://businesscostsaver.co.uk/support-for-employees/

 

3. MENTAL WELLBEING

 

Age UK have a telephone befriending service: AGEUK.ORG.UK

Anxiety UK- self-help resources for anxiety related conditions: https://www.anxietyuk.org.uk/

Bipolar UK: Bipolar disorder and coronavirus: https://www.bipolaruk.org/…/coronavirus-emergency-how-we-ca…

CALM- Helpline for everyone but especially men, and tips on coping with social isolation: https://www.thecalmzone.net/

Learning Disability England have webinars and information about COVID-19.

Mental Health Foundation-tips which are constantly being updated: https://mentalhealth.org.uk/coronavirus

Mind- Coronavirus and your wellbeing: https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/

Norfolk Constabulary- Resources for those suffering from domestic abuse: https://www.norfolk.police.uk/advice/assault-abuse-threats/domestic-abuse

Norwich Library and Information Service do an online art club.

OCD-UK: OCD and Coronavirus Top Tips: https://www.ocduk.org/ocd-and-coronavirus-survival-tips/

Samaritans: https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/support-and-information/if-youre-having-difficult-time/if-youre-worried-about-your-mental-health-during-coronavirus-outbreak/

Voluntary Norfolk- Digital Inclusion: https://www.voluntarynorfolk.org.uk/services/community-services/digital-inclusion/

 

4. PRESCRIPTIONS

 

pharmacy2u.co.uk

 

5. EXERCISE, ACTIVITIES AND THINGS TO DO

 

Adrenalize do fitness training: Adrenalize.co.uk

BackToActiveUk teaches lessons on zoom specializing on pain management: https://www.facebook.com/backtoactiveuk/

Bella Yoga: https://www.facebook.com/bellayogauk/

Beth Cullen Physiotherapist and Health and Wellbeing Specialist- https://www.facebook.com/BethCullenNorwich

Claire Gurney Pilates, Health and fitness- https://www.facebook.com/cgfitnessandtherapy/

Clubbercise with Anna Norwich- https://www.facebook.com/Annaclubbercise/

Daisys Creative Wellbeing have a 2 week self isolation challenge for women- https://www.facebook.com/daisyscreative

Focus 4 Fitness do fitness training: focus4fitness.co.uk

Heather Millan School of Dance & Performing Arts: https://www.facebook.com/heathermillanschoolofdance/

Guyton Cycles offers help with cycle problems online: https://www.facebook.com/jguytoncycles/

Mini Moons Theatre company for drama classes: https://www.facebook.com/minimoonstheatreco/

MyCalmInTheCity offers various forms of yoga and breathing classes: https://www.mycalminthecity.co.uk/

One Voice Glee Club: https://www.onevoicegleeclub.co.uk/

Invidia Voices online choir https://8ln.pages.infusionsoft.net

The Art of Being you offers mindfulness, meditation: https://theartofbeingyou.com/

Tot to Teen Threads do clothing, reusable kitchen roll, and wipes: https://www.facebook.com/TotToTeenThreads/

Yoga via zoom by yogadhana https://www.yogadhana.com/

 

6. COPING WITH BEREAVEMENT

 

These are very difficult times for everyone and for some, the very worst can occur as they lose someone close to them. The following are resources that might help people and families cope with these tragic circumstances:

 

The following might be useful for members / service users:

There is some helpful information on the Cruse website, including some easy read factsheets specifically around Covid-19:

https://www.cruse.org.uk/coronavirus/easy-read-factsheets

 

Cruse free helpline:  0808 808 1677/helpline@cruse.org.uk

 

https://www.thegoodgrieftrust.org/i-have-lost-a/friend/ (around losing a friend, not learning disability specific, but has some good videos)

 

https://www.thegoodgrieftrust.org/need-know-info/coronavirus-bereavement-advice/

 

 

https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/feelings-and-symptoms/grief-and-loss/?gclid=CjwKCAjw1v_0BRAkEiwALFkj5gN7NAO2W6XjVNboKgYnKIf73p_qvri7uwTUfTqgocu6G5KV_-hT8hoC3C8QAvD_BwE (again, not learning disability specific but with good videos and straight forward advice)

 

The following are aimed at parent and carers:

 

https://www.funeralguide.co.uk/help-resources/bereavement-support/helping-the-bereaved/supporting-someone-with-a-learning-disability-through-grief

 

https://www.mencap.org.uk/advice-and-support/dealing-bereavement (they also have a helpline 0808 808 1111)

 

http://www.cwp.nhs.uk/media/3508/bereavement-and-learning-disabilities-a-guide-for-carers-master.pdf

 

https://www.autism.org.uk/about/family-life/bereavement.aspx