What Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly say about health and social care during the COVID-19 pandemicDownload (PDF 1.34MB)
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Healthwatch Cornwall reported on the key results from a survey they ran in collaboration with Public Health Cornwall and NHS Kernow. The survey ran for six weeks in June and July 2020 and asked residents of Cornwall about their experiences during the pandemic, including:
- Views on the quality and accessibility of information and advice.
- Experiences of changes to health and social care services.
- Impact of the pandemic on people’s mental health and wellbeing and sources of support.
- Changes to employment and uptake of volunteering.
The findings highlighted a range of issues and recommendations for the attention of health and social care providers in Cornwall, summarised within the key themes of Mental Health and Wellbeing, Carers and Communications.