British Red Cross has a resource page which includes helpful tips for providing basic life-saving skills during COVID-19: https://www.redcross.org.uk/first-aid.
It also includes a free to download and easy-to-follow first aid app which features skills for a range of first-aid situations, as well as tips to prepare for emergencies, from severe winter weather to road traffic accidents.
They also have tips on staying safe during hot weather.
If you speak to someone who is feeling lonely or worried, the British Red Cross has set up a free coronavirus support line for anyone needing emotional support and would like to speak to a friendly voice. The Coronavirus support line can also provide advice and guidance if anyone is having problems accessing food or getting medication.
The number is 0808 196 3651 and the line is open daily from 10am to 6pm.
Tackling loneliness: Loneliness, which already affected one in five people across the UK before the Covid-19 emergency, has been exacerbated in recent months. The Red Cross have a bank of resources on how to help yourself and others cope with loneliness.
Cancer Research: https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/cancer-in-general/coronavirus-and-cancer and https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/sites/default/files/one_cancer_voice_advice_on_coronavirus_for_people_with_cancer.pdf
MIND ‘Coronavirus and your wellbeing’: https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/
Versus Arthritis: You can call the free helpline 0800 5200 520, or email email@example.com (Mon-Fri 9am – 6pm) to chat to a Virtual Assistant and access support.
For health advice sheets in different languages (Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Bengali, Dari, English, Farsi, French, Hindi, Kurdish, Malayalam, Mandarin, Pashto, Portuguese, Somali, Spanish, Tigrinya, Turkish, Urdu and Vietnamese), please click here: https://www.doctorsoftheworld.org.uk/coronavirus-information/
For UK Government’s Covid-19 Guidelines translated, please visit Covid Message for All: https://www.covidmessageforall.com/.
The National Association of Deafened People have advice on their website if you have to stay in hospital during COVID-19: https://www.nadp.org.uk/covid-19/.