Action on hearing loss has a simple telephone hearing screening tool. To use this FREE service call 0844 800 3838
Are you worried about your hearing loss or have tinnitus?
If so our Information Line is open-
Telephone: 0808 808 0123
Text phone: 0808 808 9000
No closing date specified
Crisis has established an emergency grants fund to support local groups who are financially affected by additional demands on their resources and who have expanded their provision to meet the current needs of those experiencing homelessness across the UK.
No Closing date specified
Thomas Pocklington Trust (TPT) has suspended its normal grant funding activities and set up an emergency fund for sight loss organisations.
£500,000 of essential support will be available to sight loss sector organisations which are providing critical services for the physical and emotional well-being of blind and partially sighted people in these uncertain times.
Grants will be available of up to £10,000 pounds or the equivalent of two months’ running costs (whichever is less) for use over the next six months.
Closing date: Wednesday 15th April at 12pm.
For farming and rural community support groups, who are providing assistance during the Coronavirus Pandemic.
The Prince’s Countryside Fund (“the Fund”) will fund organisations operating in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland if they:
Applications for this round of funding are now paused
Charities Aid Foundation has launched a small grants scheme for smaller charitable organisations. It’s for grants of up to £10,000 for smaller organisations affected by the virus outbreak.
Organisations with a charitable purpose and charitable activities, which had income of £1million or less in their last financial year.
This guidance is based on information that is available now; the situation is changing rapidly whilst Government and support organisations work together to understand what is needed by each sector.
ACRE will update it as information becomes available to them.
Some general advice for the voluntary organisations on Police contact:
- If the volunteer believes a person is in imminent danger they should call 999.
- If they believe a person is a victim of domestic or elder abuse but not in imminent danger they should call 101.
- If they have general concerns about non urgent vulnerabilities they should report direct to Adult Social care on -
• If the adult lives in Stoke-on-Trent: 0800 561 0015
Let’s make tough times that little bit easier …
Not being able to get to the shops for your essentials is hard. Especially in the current situation. That’s why we’ve created the Volunteer Shopping Card, the cashless - and less stressful - way for people to help get the shopping in. Ideal for those who might be self-isolating, older or medically vulnerable, the Volunteer Shopping Card provides a contactless, safe and secure way to allow others to shop for them.
If you have to stay at home
The Volunteer Shopping Card is great because it’s easy to:
The SSASPB held seven learning events on the topic of self-neglect, following the identification of lessons learnt from a Multi-agency Learning Review.