Keeping Healthy and Safe
About Keeping Healthy and Safe
This section contains information and advice on maintaining your independence whilst self isolating. There are links to official COVID-19 guidance, positive and uplifting articles on how individuals and communities are working together, ideas for socialising using technology, and also guidance for improving your physical and mental well-being while at home.
Official Advice on the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Visit the NHS Inform website for health information and advice on the coronavirus. See the Scottish Government response to coronavirus on GOV.SCOT.
For Scottish Government updates about COVID-19 in BSL, please visit https://bda.org.uk/covid19/.
Keeping Healthy and Safe stories you may be interested in:
Mind for better mental health, has developed useful information to cope with being anxious or worried about the coronavirus and how it can be affecting you at this time. This might feel stressful but there are a lot of things you can try to help your well-being. Please do share this article with friends and families or colleagues in your workplace.read more
"Doreen Burns, Carol Spark and Dotty Robinson are all in their 70s and have known each other for over 40 years.read more
In November, octogenarian Russ Mantle became the first person in the UK to ride 1 million miles. The 82-year-old from Hampshire completed a five-mile trip from his Aldershot home to a cafe in Mytchett, Surrey, to reach the feat. Mantle rolled into Canal Cafe in Mytchett recording his millionth mile flanked by fellow cyclists.read more
Fire Safety in the Home - Self Assessment
A new online fire safety quiz has been launched by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service to support people to stay safe at home – and potentially save lives.
The 'Fire Safety in the Home - Self Assessment' survey asks a series of simple questions and then automatically generates a home fire safety report.
To complete a self assessment please visit the following website: https://www.firescotland.gov.uk/your-safety/online-hfsv-checker.aspx
Free general health information provided by NHS Inform
NHS inform provides a co-ordinated, single source of quality assured health and care information for the people of Scotland.