Corona Virus Update 5/4/2020

Information from Local Councillor Martin Earl

1. Keeping active at home for those less mobile

Later Life Training, a not for profit training company based in Killin, is running free LIVE Facebook movement activities for those who are less mobile or older. These movement snacks last for 10-15 minutes and help keep the circulation moving, mobilise the joints and some functional activities that will help maintain your strength and balance. They offer both seated and standing options. These live videos are on every day, 7 days a week, at 8am, noon and 4pm on https://www.facebook.com/groups/138533120904126/ and are available on the same page afterwards to view. You can also view them on their YouTube Channel – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLeePVUq4FvWu9uSwUK8YMwZlVjx1CKp8q.  You can download a FREE copy of their iCaN Calendar (a diary with movement prompts) from https://www.laterlifetraining.co.uk/product/i-can-active-calendar-2020/, or if you want a hard copy posted to you can order one online.

These are recommended by the CSP and others – https://www.csp.org.uk/news/coronavirus/clinical-guidance/supporting-patients-stay-active-during-covid-19/older-people

  1. The Scottish government has confirmed that horticulture companies may continue to operate, provided they adhere to strict guidelines to prevent the spread of Covid19.
  1. A link to the Health Protection Scotland  site with information on various matters including PPE in healthcare and non healthcare setting and many other related issues.


            https://www.hps.scot.nhs.uk/a-to-z-of-topics/covid-19/#guidelines

  1. Business Gateway Business support :-

This is a link to  a PDF that is updated daily and can be downloaded detailing  business support schemes and packages available

https://www.bgateway.com/resources/finance-and-grant-announcements?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=The%20Latest%20Business%20Advice%20Support%20Webinars%20%20Resources%20To%20Help%20You%20Through%20The%20Coronavirus%20Crisis%20From%20Business%20Gateway&utm_content=The%20Latest%20Business%20Advice%20Support%20Webinars%20%20Resources%20To%20Help%20You%20Through%20The%20Coronavirus%20Crisis%20From%20Business%20Gateway+CID_e715e84cf0b5819044e6267072bc99f5&utm_source=Campaign%20Monitor&utm_term=Download%20Now

This is a link to accessing 1:1 support in the Forth Valley area from Business Gateway.

https://www.bgateway.com/local-offices/stirling/local-support