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Coronavirus

  • For British Sign Language users Sign Health have translated a range of Public Health England information. Click here 

  • Information in 34 languages Click here 

  • Other formats inc Braille Click here
  • RNIB has also produced guidance to ensure that any information published online is also accessible to blind and partially sighted people who use access technology- Click here

  • The Local Government Association has also published information on the needs of people with sight loss - Click here

COVID-19 - National Restrictions 4th Jan 2021

COVID-19 - National Restrictions

The Government announced a national lockdown on 4th January 2021, this means people must stay at home, and not leave the house, except for essential reasons such as buying food or attending medical appointments. The resources below explain the new national restrictions, you can find a more comprehensive outline of what is and isn’t allowed at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/national-lockdown-stay-at-home.

 

Assets available to the community below are for the regulations between 5th Nov - 2nd Dec 2020, these will be updated once we receive new resources:

Audio

National lockdown full audio

National lockdown overview audio

BSL

Large Print

Large print overview

Large print full

Translations (posters and audio)

Arabic poster / Arabic audio

Bengali poster / Bengali audio

English poster / English audio

Farsi poster / Farsi audio

Gujarati poster / Gujarati audio

Hindi poster / Hindi audio

Polish poster / Polish audio

Punjabi Indian poster / Punjabi Indian audio

Punjabi Pakistani poster / Punjabi Pakistani audio

Somali poster / Somali audio

Slovak poster / Slovak audio

Urdu poster / Urdu audio

How to book a COVID 19 test

If you have COVID-19 symptoms - a new continuous cough, high temperature, or loss or change to your sense of taste or smell - self-isolate and book a test by ringing 119 or visiting the NHS website

Safeguarding Concerns

For more information around safeguarding concerns during the Coronavirus outbreak 

Click here

Domestic abuse support - local provisions

Click here

Worried about Modern Slavery - How to recognise and report

Click here

Enfield community response informationfor volunteers- contains information and advice of how to keep yourself and other safe, including contact information

Click here 

Worried about fraud? - contact the LBE fraud hotline for information and advice: 0208 379 4289

Action fraud: for information and advice and to report fraud click here

Enfield Council - Response to Coronavirus (Financial Hardship)

Enfield Council have put together some information on the following:

 

  • Loss of employment income
  • Worried about losing your home
  • Benefits
  • Council Tax
  • Help with food and shopping support
  • Other debts

Click here

Social Care direct payments

If you are in receipt of direct payments for care, the government have provided some guidance. Click here

Enfield Council Service information during Coronavirus

Main council website click here

The statutory guidance issued under the Coronavirus Act 2020 sets out what Local Authorities can do to ensure the best possible care for people in our society during this exceptional period of the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Care Act Easements fact sheet click here

Patient pathway for urgent dental treatment during the COVID-19 outbreak

To view the pathway for urgent dental treatment please click here

Technology - Stay connected with friends and family

Looking after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak

How to hack your happy hormones - BBC report

Thrive LDN toolkit: Financial anxiety and personal difficulties.  We have supported Debt Free London to expand its free debt advice service to operate 24 hours a day throughout January.  As a priority over the coming weeks, we are encouraging partners to signpost to the service to help Londoners manage financial anxiety and uncertainty, alongside resources which support mental health and wellbeing.

Thrive LDN toolkit: Support for sudden bereavement.  As deaths involving COVID-19 continue to be significant, this will be reflected in the number of people seeking bereavement support.  Grateful for support in signposting to our guide on coping with sudden bereavement and accessing support services during the pandemic.

Thrive LDN toolkit: Mental health and wellbeing signposting. We have updated the toolkit with further signposting to support Londoners’ mental health and wellbeing.

Looking after your mental health during the corona outbreak - advice from the Mental Health Foundation

Mental Health support lines - NHS Website advice

BBC press release - The psychologist sharing advice via TikTok 

Are you OK?  - COVID-19 is having an impact on everyone's daily lives. We have put together a booklet with tips to help you take care of your mind as well as your body.

Community resources in Enfield

  • National Silver line befriending service, call 0800 470 8090

If you are looking for befriending support locally or you would like to volunteer yourself then please complete the form Enfield Stands Together

Physical and mental workout at home

  • Shape up with Spurs - Physical and mental workout at home.

    Shape up with Spurs Part 1: Home workout (watch)

    Shape up with Spurs Part 2: Resistance home workout (watch)

    Shape up with Spurs Part 3: Abdominal workout (watch)

    Shape up with Spurs Part 4: Interval workout (watch)

Meals and recipes

The London Borough of Enfield does not sponsor or endorse or otherwise recommend any particular provider on this site. For more information on the LBE disclaimer  click here

MEALS

A number of food venues are still open on a takeaway basis, alternatively you could contact hot meal suppliers.

  • Susan James (Cooked Meals) are still delivering meals, call 020 8443 4576
  • Meals on Wheels (Cypriot meals) cycc6363@gmail.com 0208 881 2329
  • Fresh fruit and veg - Please call 02036214242 to order your box for next day delivery. Christophe@smithandbrock.com Can take orders 24/7 via phone 7am to 12pm delivery or 12pm to 8pm Delivery
  • The new Covent Garden market is 75% down in sales and all this fresh fruit and veg needs to be sold so they’re going to start selling boxes to people rather than companies. If you go on NewCoventGardenmarket.com - you can sign up for home delivery veg boxes. 0203 621 4242 or 07 388 381 999 Arches 254–255, Grosvenor Terrace, London, SE5

RECIPES

Online games

  • Chess - click here for chess.com
  • Learn a language - click here for duolingo.com
  • Bridge -click here for bridgebase.com
  • Quizzes - fun quizzes on all kinds of subjects - click here for sporcle.com
  • Countdown - - click here for the popular TV quiz show game on happysoft.org.uk 

 

Music, culture and learning

  • Interactive live music activities on Facebook from Electric Umbrella - click here to find out more
  • An online creative space run by theatre company Chickenshed bringing people of different generations together - click here to find out more
  • Archive of public domain feature films, including many silent and film noir greats. Click here to view
  • The Open Library project - click here to view
  • Berlin Philharmonics' Digital Concert Hall - click here to view
  • 450 courses from Ivy League Universities - click here 
  • Natasha and Pierre, King Lear with Anthony Hopkins and Much Ado About Nothing with Tennant and Catherine Tate. Click here 
  • Live streams from Monterey Bay aquarium. Click here 
  • Learn ancient languages click here 
  • Virtual tours of museums around the world  click here
  • Chatterpack - a list of online resources to keep people entertained when you are stuck at home click here
  • Free downloadable colouring books - Click here
  • Online Music theory training classes - Click here
  • Project Gutenberg eBooks - Click here

Children and Families

RSBC have weekly events for Children with a Visual Impairment and their families (if you are not know to RSBC you will have to register) Here

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