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Coronavirus Update

Due to government guidelines related to the COVID-19 pandemic ALL regular Roar Services are suspended

We are now operating a friendship/welfare phone service and a temporary grocery and prescription collection service for older people who meet our criteria for these service offers.

To our community:

We aim to help older people across Renfrewshire who need emotional or practical support now that they didn’t have in place before the lockdown and have no family who can help.
✓ Stay home
✓ Stay safe
✓ Stay mobile
✓ Stay connected

WE WILL:

✓ Maintain contact with all our current service users by phone who have asked us to do so
✓ Respond to requests for help with grocery shopping and prescription collection where other alternatives are not an option/available
✓ Create initiatives that will bring health and welling advice to people across Renfrewshire to help keep them on their feet and keep their spirits up

WE ASK YOU TO:

✓ Follow all the government advice around physical/social distancing and don’t put yourself or other at risk
✓ Look after yourself as best you can by drinking plenty water, washing your hands frequently, breaking up your sitting and keeping in touch with others by phone or on-line
✓ Respect the efforts being made by lots of agencies to meet the demand and to use the resources appropriately
✓ Keep up-to-date with us on Facebook at https://facebook.com/1Roar

0141 889 7481

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Road safety – Test yourself

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Make sure you are keeping safe on the road. Take our test.

Road safety isn’t just for kids – it’s for life!

Pedestrians and drivers alike need to make sure they are keeping safe on the roads. We have some helpful leaflets that can help you make sure you’re as safe as you can be on the roads.

Pedestrians:

Our flyer is full of top tips on how you can keep safe on the roads. Take a look here and test yourself.

Drivers:

Our questionnaire is designed to prompt you to think about your driving. You can read more and take
the test here.

Useful websites:

For more information on how you can keep safe on the roads, you can visit the following links:
The Older Persons guide to Pedestrian Safety
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents – The Tufty Club

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Befriending

Befriending is aimed at people who are socially isolated and may have mobility or other disability issues. This service gives people the opportunity to meet with a volunteer in their own home or be accompanied for a walk, shopping or other activities agreed between ROAR and the older person.

Health & Wellbeing Clubs

Roar Connections For Life has 12 Clubs in 10 venues across Renfrewshire where members enjoy a healthy two course lunch along with a health and wellbeing activity.