A helpline has been set up to provide essential assistance to those who do not have a network of support, but who are at high risk if they contract coronavirus (COVID-19).
The helpline is for anyone who:
The service offers help to people in these categories who do not have family or existing community support.
The helpline – 0800 111 4000 – operates during core working hours of Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, while plans are developed to extend it to operate for a longer period each day.
Callers from Carnoustie will be automatically connected to Angus Council who will support them to access the service they need, such as:
For more information please see the Scottish Government news announcements at https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-help-for-vulnerable-people/ and https://www.gov.scot/news/support-for-those-at-high-covid-19-risk/
Posted: 17 April 2020