People living with dementia, their family, and members of other vulnerable groups have expressed how fearful they feel about going back out into the community due to the impact of Covid-19. People have expressed feelings of worry and fear about accessing healthcare services as well as community shops and support groups. Furthermore, people have reported that they have lost skills and confidence during their time shielding or in isolation.
The project aims to encourage citizens across the communities of Wales to connect, build awareness, and empower inclusion and reduce isolation.
To encourage people to return to places that they previously used on a regular basis by giving them an idea of what to expect and the opportunity to rehearse beforehand, practice skills, and lessening anxiety.
Examples of ‘Get there together’ self- help videos:
There are a number of generic videos on DEWIS suitable for all Search – Dewis Wales.
If you can produce a video for your service area, business or activity in Carmarthenshire please contact Sue Smith, Community Connector Plus at firstname.lastname@example.org