23 Jan

Care & Connect – what we do and how we can support

Throughout COVID19 Care & Connect staff have continued to address the needs of North Tyneside residents, via telephone, garden gate visits or essential home visits.  Care and Connect aims to ‘help people to help’ themselves in order to prevent and delay the social care needs of individuals, by connecting them with others, with the community…

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19 Jan

Healthwatch – Living Well North Tyneside booklet

Living Well North Tyneside is a useful booklet providing information and advice on local health and wellbeing services. It includes information on how to maintain a healthy mind and body, how to access useful services in the borough including shopping and prescription delivery services, and lots more. Healthwatch North Tyneside led its development, working with other…

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19 Jan

North Tyneside Council launches new look My Care

My Care is an interactive information and advice platform for Adult social care and wellbeing for North Tyneside. My Care now includes: New ways to interact New and improved content Additional functions for the public and professionals

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13 Oct

YoungMinds Newsletter – October 2020

Let’s find something to be hopeful about this #HelloYellow We all need hope. It’s what keeps us going when times are tough. But with everything going on this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, it may feel harder than usual to find things to be hopeful about. But as our Activist Samantha says,…

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07 Oct

Age UK North Tyneside winter support services

Age UK North Tyneside has launched a new Winter is Coming campaign to raise awareness of the services they offer that can support people in North Tyneside aged 50+ to ensure that they are taking advantage of the benefits and services they are entitled to. Age UK North Tyneside’s professionally qualified Information and Advice team provides friendly…

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02 Oct

Navigating Life in North Tyneside During COVID-19

VODA has worked with North Tyneside Council to create Navigating Life in North Tyneside During COVID-19 magazine, to provide residents with useful advice and guidance to navigate life in the borough during the pandemic. The magazine features information on health and wellbeing, what to expect if you visit a GP or go shopping, how to help prevent…

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22 Sep

Welfare support advice for disabled people from Disability North

Disability North has published some presentations to support disabled people across the region to access information and advice about the welfare benefits they may be entitled to. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, it has continued to provide one-to-one support for claimants of disability benefits, with remote appointments taking place on the phone or on Zoom. But…

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10 Jul

Public Health England updated COVID-19 guidance

Public Health England has updated COVID-19 guidance in light of changes to the government’s advice and continues to work across government to ensure guidance for the public is timely and up to date. They have recently updated advice for people who are shielding, and mental health and wellbeing guidance for the public and parents. To…

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