SWALLOW statement in response to COVID-19
Our Trustee Board and senior management team have regular meetings to discuss all changes in the situation and agree any new actions that we will take. Following those discussions, all staff are being provided with comprehensive briefing, which summarise the latest advice from government and other official sources.
If you would like to talk to someone about a specific SWALLOW service please click below to our 'About Us' page and find the most relevant person for your query, you will find their email address on this page. Alternatively you can use the form on our Contact Us page. We will answer your query as soon as possible.
Since the virus is currently extensive in the Midsomer Norton / Radstock area, to make sure that we can continue to provide the support our members need, SWALLOW are continuing to test the staff team three times per week and members our regularly, we are also continuing to wear masks (unless exempt)
We continue to address the threat of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, in line with Government advice.
We are committed to protecting the people we support during this time
Our office telephone number is 01761 414034.
If you have any concerns about the Coronavirus itself, please visit the NHS website by clicking the box below.
COVID-19 Measures To Prevent Spread
SWALLOW Coronavirus Risk Assessment
Covid-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It is caused by a virus called Coronavirus. Symptoms can be mild, moderate, severe or fatal
This is a generic Risk Assessment for all of SWALLOW services and offices and is in place to protect all SWALLOW staff and its members/tenants and outside agencies
For updates on the ever changing situation visit https://www.hseni.gov.uk/news/coronavirus-covid-19-and-hseni-contact-details-updateo
Coronavirus - A True Story
Here is SWALLOW Member Zoe with a fantastic video showing us just what she has been doing to stay safe at home while in lockdown - Thank you Zoe! - click the little music icon in the bottom right corner for audio.
COVID-19 remains a significant health threat, despite the progress made with vaccinations. An easy-read information leaflet can be viewed at the link below, giving valuable information about the virus and measures that we cabn all take to limit it's spread.
On the right, is a video showing what we're doing to make SWALLOW, and the SWALLOW Community Cafes, safe for our members and our staff.
Face masks are still strongly recommended when using public transport, as masks have been shown to slow down the spread of COVID-19. Here's a link to a useful document that also includes some the exceptions to wearing a mask: Link to PDF.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
All of the most up to date SWALLOW information related to COVID-19 will be available to download on this page.