Age UK Redbridge, Barking & Havering advice hotline:

020 8220 6000 020 8220 6000

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This service is a volunteer based befriending scheme for older people who are isolated and who live in Redbridge. This can be either via a weekly home visit or phone calls, Monday to Friday up to five times a week.Or you could join a small group led by a volunteer, meeting weekly at a coffee shop, pub or elsewhere.

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Key public health messages:

  • Try to keep out of the sun between 11am and 3pm
  • Wear UV sunglasses, preferably wraparound, to reduce UV exposure to the eyes, walk in the shade, apply sunscreen of at least SPF15 with UVA protection, wear a hat. Wear light, loose-fitting cotton clothes. This should minimise the risk of sunburn.
  • Avoid physical exertion
  • Drink plenty of cold drinks and when travelling ensure you take water with you
  • If you have a health problem, keep medicines below 25 °C or in the refrigerator
  • Look out for others especially vulnerable groups such as the older people, young children and babies and those with serious illnesses
  • Never leave anyone in a closed, parked vehicle, especially infants, older people, young children, the same applies to animals.
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