Community Action Sutton staff are now working from home. You can contact us via our email addresses and we will respond as quickly as we can.

If you know the name of the person you wish to contact their email address is: firstname@communityactionsutton.org.uk

Alternatively see our staff page 

 

The information on Coronavirus is changing daily and we are working hard to ensure we keep organisations up to date with these changes. We are sending regular e-alerts to our member organisations – if you would like to receive a copy please sign up here

If you are a local organisation and would like us to circulate (in our e-alerts) information about changes to your services at this time please email sara@communityactionsutton.org.uk

 

Supporting Organisations

We are here to support you. We have designed a short survey to help us better understand how we can help you during this time. Please feel free to complete this at any point and someone will be in touch.

Complete the survey here

Alternatively please email Alison@communityactionsutton.org.uk 

 

We are pleased to be working in partnership with the London Borough of Sutton, Volunteer Centre Sutton and Age UK Sutton. Together we are working on different ways to support the most vulnerable members of our community.

If you would like to volunteer to offer support please visit the Volunteer Centre Sutton’s website to find out more and register.

 

  

Join the Sutton Coronavirus Support and Action Facebook page 

This page has been set up to share updates, news, and information on how and where to get help during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Click here to join 

 

 

Alternative Community Response and Support Groups

There are a number of community response and support groups being set up in many locations, aimed at supporting people who are self-isolating or otherwise in need of practical help during the Coronavirus.

Find out if there is one in your area here

 

Information for Chairs

The Coronavirus is a new and huge challenge for Chairs and it can feel overwhelming. The Association for Chairs have put together some really useful information. Find out more on their website.

 

Safeguarding

The London Borough of Sutton’s Safeguarding referral process will continue as normal. If you need to report a concern, please contact Sutton Council's Adults and Safeguarding Referral Point on 020 8770 6770, email referralpoint@sutton.gov.uk or complete a referral form

For more information on reporting abuse click here

Further advice on fire safety, domestic abuse assistance and protection on scams can be found here  

 

 

Accessible Coronavirus information 


Easy read 
online guide

Download the easy read guide 
here 

BSL video on social distancing and self-isolation

BSL videos by the charity Sign Health.

Latest NHS Guidelines translated into 
different languages 

 

 

Supporting Staff to work at Home 


Take a look at the Civil Society's guide on 
How to work remotely in a time of coronavirus. including how to hold good online meetings.

For more news, interviews, opinion and analysis about charities and the voluntary sector, sign up to receive the Civil Society News daily bulletin 
here

 

 

COVID 19 (Coronavirus) Government Advice

Stay at home to stop coronavirus spreading

Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.

This includes people of all ages – even if you do not have any symptoms or other health conditions.

You can only leave your home:

  • to shop for basic essentials – only when you really need to
  • to do one form of exercise a day – such as a run, walk or cycle, alone or with other people you live with
  • for any medical need – for example, to visit a pharmacy or deliver essential supplies to a vulnerable person
  • to travel to and from work – but only where this is absolutely necessary

 

COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It's caused by a virus called coronavirus.  

a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)

a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)


Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.  Use the 111 coronavirus service

Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.

 

How long to stay at home

if you have symptoms of coronavirus, you'll need to stay at home for 7 days

if you live with someone who has symptoms, you'll need to stay at home for 14 days from the day the first person in the home started having symptoms

If you live with someone who is 70 or over, has a long-term condition, is pregnant or has a weakened immune system, try to find somewhere else for them to stay for 14 days.

If you have to stay at home together, try to keep away from each other as much as possible.

Advice about staying at home.

 

Useful websites

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/common-questions/

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
 
https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response