COVID-19 resources

In the following pages we’ve rounded up the latest advice on staying healthy and happy while you need to self-isolate during the Covid-19 pandemic. We’ve tried to stay relevant to the Bristol area where possible. Please note the advice may change rapidly.

Alongside other local organisations, we have set up The Support Hub to help older people during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Call 0117 929 7537 or email to access information about local support during the pandemic. (A text relay service is also available on this telephone number.)

  • Practical support with shopping and prescription collection
  • Emotional support, including telephone befriending, counselling and reassurance with up to date NHS advice about how to manage the risk presented by Coronavirus
  • Ideas on how to stay connected with friends and family, keep your mind occupied and your body active.

Listen to the new PrimeTimers radio show, made by and for older people during lockdown. Find out more!

Keeping your mind occupied

Here’s a list of things of you can do at home – some fun, some practical, some you might not have thought of, plus links to online resources.


Keeping active

Find the latest advice on whether you should leave your home, plus resources and online videos to keep you moving while staying inside.


Staying connected

Although we can’t meet face-to-face at the moment, we can still keep in touch with friends and family and make new acquaintances. Here are some ways you can do that.


Keeping well

Information on staying well, from NHS guidelines on hand-washing to cooking with limited supplies.