Community Bees Coronavirus Update: January 2021

Community Bees is closely monitoring the current government guidelines and WHO recommendations regarding the coronavirus pandemic. 
 
We are constantly assessing how we can fulfil our mission to reduce loneliness and social isolation and to provide a lifeline of activities and support for those people experiencing it, as safely as possible. 
 
As the pandemic directly impacts the people we support, we strive to keep operating our services within the guidelines.  
 
Indoor Clubs 
Our indoor craft and social clubs and market cafes are closed until further notice.  
 
House Declutter and Cleanups
Our House declutter service is currently on hold until we are allowed back into people’s homes to help them 
 
Outdoor support
For all our outdoors services we still provide, we wear gloves and masks, and keep a strict social distance  of 2m.
  • Doorstep Chats 
  • Craft Activity Packs to people’s doorstep. 
  • Grocery Shopping if the person is shielding or unable to get out. 
  • Walking Companion service for those that still need to exercise for health reasons
  • Book Share service (all books cleaned and bagged for Covid safety)
We also offer 
  • Friendly Phone Chats
 
When lockdown lifts
When we are allowed to meet in gardens again we will continue to offer 
  • Garden Chats
  • Garden Craft activities 
  • Garden Cleanups
 
The Shop that Talks
Our monthly support and social sessions at the Coop in Haxby and Poppleton will resume after lockdown lifts.  Either outside the stores, or inside depending on the restrictions. 
 
If you are lonely and isolated and need support please contact Michaela directly on 07772 107763