COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called Coronavirus.
Where possible all BHT services are running as usual and we are implementing enhanced hygiene procedures. The health, safety and well-being of clients, tenants, staff, volunteers , contractors and Board members is paramount and we will do everything we can to safeguard this. Our projects are reviewing the attendance of all external professionals who come in to support our clients so we are not introducing a moratorium at this stage unless Government advice changes..
In addition, we are taking the following action.
- We continue to follow and monitor Government and NHS advice
- Services are continually under close review and plans have been developed in readiness for further developments
- We continue to communicate advice to our staff and clients
- We will keep this page up to date with all the relevant information so please do check back there often.
Looking after your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak
There is a lot in the news right now about Coronavirus and for many of us, it can feel overwhelming and scary. Although it is important to stay informed, we also need to be mindful of our mental health and make sure that we look after ourselves.
Useful information to support your mental health: