Morrisons Handing Out Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Lanyards

This week, Morrisons supermarkets are introducing the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Lanyard Scheme into their stores. It’s an initiative designed to act as a discreet sign that somebody has a hidden disability, such as mental health conditions, autism, dementia or sensory impairments, and may need extra help. If you have a hidden disability and would like … Continue reading Morrisons Handing Out Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Lanyards

FareShare – charitable food redistributors

FareShare is the UK’s national network of charitable food redistributors, made up of 17 independent organisations. Together, they take good quality surplus food from right across the food industry and get it to almost 11,000 frontline charities and community groups. If you work for a charity or community group and are still operating during the … Continue reading FareShare – charitable food redistributors

Community Transport Calderdale – Shopping and GP Trips

Community Transport Calderdale has set up a shopping service for people on lockdown, particularly those from more vulnerable groups. Due to the fantastic response they have had for volunteers they now have spare capacity and can take on more clients. They are also able to take over the phone payments which can be a help … Continue reading Community Transport Calderdale – Shopping and GP Trips

Sainsbury’s – Update On Support For Vulnerable Shoppers

Link: Our Calderdale Food Delivery Directory / Our Supermarket News Page In a letter to customers on 23 April, Sainsburys explained how they would be helping vulnerable shoppers - below are the key points. They will continue to prioritise elderly and vulnerable customers for online delivery and will be in touch with more customers based … Continue reading Sainsbury’s – Update On Support For Vulnerable Shoppers

Tesco – Supermarket’s Latest on Coping With Coronavirus

The supermarket Tesco have published their latest update on their activities and response to the Coronavirus outbreak. As ever, although it is all about promoting their brand, it also provides a useful insight into their world, which many of us have enter on a regular basis. Tesco Update Ensuring we support our most vulnerable customers … Continue reading Tesco – Supermarket’s Latest on Coping With Coronavirus

Supermarkets Slow To Answer Disability Questions

Disability Rights UK's CEO Kamran Mallick wrote to the CEOs of the eight largest supermarket chains to find out what they are doing to support disabled people access food and other household items. He asked them to answer the following questions: How can customers let you know they are disabled or have a health condition … Continue reading Supermarkets Slow To Answer Disability Questions

Tesco Priority Slots For Extemely Vulnerable

If you are on the Government's extremely vulnerable list, you may well have received an email explaining how to claim priority delivery slots with Tesco supermarkets. However, those without email can also claim priority slots (as long as they are on the extremely vulnerable list) by calling 08009177359. When a person contacts the number, Tesco's … Continue reading Tesco Priority Slots For Extemely Vulnerable