On this page we’ve collated all of our Covid-19 guidance and resources for voluntary organisations in Wales

You’ll find information and advice related to Coronavirus on things like volunteering, funding, trustees and governance, and health and wellbeing.

Funding

Volunteering

OTHER RESOURCES

Governance, leadership & management

GOOD GOVERNANCE

LEADERSHIP

MANAGEMENT

Health and wellbeing

CORONAVIRUS CONTROL INCLUDING TEST, TRACE, PROTECT

VACCINE PROGRAMME

CARE AND SUPPORT FOR ADULTS, CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE

  • A further £250k has been announced to help unpaid carers in Wales cope with the financial pressures of the coronavirus pandemic
  • Minister for Mental Health Eluned Morgan has made a statement about strengthening our response to the impact the pandemic is having on people’s mental health
  • New revised NHS Wales hospital visiting guidance during the coronavirus outbreak has now been published
  • There is new guidance for people shielding around Christmas

SOURCING PPE & RESOURCES

DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY

USEFUL TOOLS, WEBINARS & ONLINE TRAINING

  • As mosques are welcoming people back for Ramadan, Muslim Council for Wales have posted this video for mosques to help worshippers return safely
  • The Mentor Ring is hosting a virtual global event on the COVID-19 ‘infodemic’ on Saturday 20 Feb to dispel myths around the pandemic
  • The Dangos project aims to increase the knowledge and awareness about the availability of help for frontline workers. They’re running these information sessions to help raise awareness
  • This online tool from Welsh Government will help people in Wales find advice and support for their individual circumstances during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • The Violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence team have made online training accessible to all for free during the coronavirus outbreak, to help people recognise the signs of abuse and how they can safely help to help combat the increased risk of some people stuck in abusive relationships during lockdown – you can access it through guest log on at wales.nhs.uk/course/view.php?id=71

BRIEFING PAPERS, REPORTS, & OTHER GUIDANCE

ADVICE & BEFRIENDING HELPLINES

CAMPAIGNS

  • The Keep Wales Safe campaign has some assets available for you to share with service users to help promote the COVID guidelines
  • Help Keep Wales Safe through the pandemic by using this campaign pack from Welsh Government – featuring materials to help you promote the latest guidance
  • Social Care Heroes is a social media initiative developed by a partnership of agencies and individuals who want to raise awareness of the social care workforce in Wales
  • ‘Now more than ever we need people to think carefully about where to seek advice to avoid extra pressure on the NHS this winter’ – This is the call from the Minister for Health Vaughan Gething as our health care services and health boards continue to deal with the coronavirus pandemic
  • Community pharmacies are reporting an increased flu vaccine uptake as Wales embarks on biggest vaccination programme
  • People across Wales and England are being urged to download the new NHS COVID-19 app to help stop the spread of coronavirus and protect themselves and their loved ones as case numbers rise

COVID-19 updates

The latest updates, blogs and good news stories for voluntary organisations in Wales.