Bradford Council COVID-19 Update


Payment holiday for those receiving care in the home or community settings

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Bradford Council is offering a payment holiday to all residents who receive adult social care services in a home or community setting to help support them during this difficult time.

In addition, the Council will not be issuing their usual year-end adjustments to annual bills for the past year at this time (up to 29 March 2020).

The Council were due to send out their anticipated bills for the forthcoming year from 30 March 2020 but now won’t be doing so until the situation in the country is starting to get back to normal.

When the Council is in that position, the annual bills will be calculated on the remaining number of weeks in the financial year and people will start paying charges at that point.

Any adjustments required from last year’s bills will also be made at this point.

For more information, click here.

 

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Do you need help or support?

If you need help or have a particular need please ring and talk to one of our friendly team who will take some details and pass them onto the relevant service. Call 01274 431000.

We can help by:

  • picking up shopping
  • delivering a hot meal or food parcel to eligible people
  • ringing for a friendly chat
  • problem solving

See our website for more information about local support and volunteering to help others.

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Stay At Home Save Lives


Stay safe while out for exercise

Please follow the Government’s advice when leaving your home for exercise. It is fine to walk on paths and bridleways during exercise outside, as long as people observe the 2m rule for staying a safe distance apart. For more information, visit our public green space and rights of way guidance page.

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Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service

Only call 111 if you cannot get help online. Use the NHS 111 online service if:

  • you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
  • your condition gets worse
  • your symptoms do not get better after 7 days

Use the 111 online coronavirus service at 111.nhs.uk/covid-19/


Helpful links

Government advice: what you need to do

NHS coronavirus advice and information

Bradford district coronavirus advice and information

Support for businesses


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