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Concerned about COVID-19?

There are simple, effective things we can all do to reduce our risk of catching coronavirus or transmitting the virus to other people.
Visit the Age UK Advice page for more information.

Age UK Advice Page

Do you need additional support while self-isolating?

We at Age UK Plymouth have support services in place to ensure you and your loved ones have everything needed to manage on a day to day basis while self-isolating and social distancing.

For more information or to access any of these services please phone 01752 256020 or email

Where to find official advice:

NHS Advice

This information is currently being updated. For the latest advice, please visit the NHS website.

Visit the NHS website

NHS Online Coronavirus Service

Get advice from the NHS on what to do if you think you may have symptoms of, or been exposed to, coronavirus (COVID-19).

Get Advice

Government Advice

There's advice from the Government on how to manage if you're staying at home. Click the link for stay at home guidance for households with possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.


Looking after yourself:

Coronavirus and Your Wellbeing

Feeling anxious about coronavirus? Try to stay calm and follow the official advice from the Government. The charity Mind has information you might find helpful.


Telephone Friendship Service

A free telephone friendship service is available for people 60 and over. You can apply online yourself, or refer someone else. 

Telephone friendship

Telephone Befriending - The Silverline

Silver Line Helpline is a free 24-hour helpline which people cal call for a chat, day or night.

Telephone befriending

Coronavirus Videos

Our library of health & care videos have handy information regarding the coronavirus