Age UK in Cornwall offer a wide range of services for the older generation. They have plans in place and have seen huge support from their staff & volunteers to keep services going throughout this period of uncertainty. They offer a helpline service for free confidential and expert advice, as well as transport and care services.
As well as a lot of help on the web they offer an online chat. Their phone service for Bodmin is now coordinated from their main office in Truro. To access services in the Bodmin area, all people need to do is ring: 01872 263001
The Church of England has mental health resources on their website
When physical contact is restricted you can keep in touch with friends and family through online technology. If you have a smart phone, mobile phone, tablet or computer, try using Facetime, Skype, Zoom, WhatsApp or other Apps to keep connected with them.
A friendly face on the screen may keep our spirits up and ensure that we are maintaining communications links at this time.
Perhaps it is time for you to dust down your old phones or tablets that you no longer need or purchase them for your family to enable contact.
Due to the recent quarantine procedures put in place by the government there has been temporary changes to the way you claim universal credit.