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How can Live at Home help, with new distancing rules?

Local charity seeks clarity on gov't advice

New social distancing rules on the Isle of Man have muddied the waters for some local charities looking to help those self-isolating.

Live at Home is offering different kinds of support to anyone over 50, including calling those who are struggling with isolation, and providing deliveries people who can't leave the house.

However, with government now imposing a £30 fine to all those caught not abiding by social distancing rules, the charity is unsure what its volunteers can and can't do.

Jackie Bridson spoke to Rhian Evans:

One of the key issues facing older people in isolation is a lack of access to information online, including the latest news on the pandemic and the online government assessment.

Jackie says Live at Home is doing everything it can to act as an information point over the phone.

She says with new rules around the pandemic changing so quickly, people's needs are also changing, just as fast:

You can contact Live at Home on 616571.

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