Live stream 17: 22nd April 2020 (Coronavirus: Supporting elderly and vulnerable people)

Fifi Garfield, Dr Emma Ferguson-Coleman and Carolyn Denmark discuss how to support people through COVID-19.

56m 33s

Live streamed programme, recorded on 22nd April 2020.  Produced by BSLBT and originally streamed via Facebook Live.  Presenter Fifi Garfield chats with dementia researcher Dr Emma Ferguson-Coleman and social care deaf advocate Carolyn Denmark.  They discuss how people can support elderly and vulnerable people during the current Coronavirus crisis, and answer audience questions.

The advice given by the experts in this programme is general.  If you are worried about anything, please seek your own advice, such as through NHS Direct or


More information (UK)

RAD Advice (Deaf Age service available)

Age UK: Practical ways to help older people

SignHealth's Domestic Abuse service

NHS 111 BSL Service (via InterpreterNow)

NHS information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Text 999 in an emergency (how to, via SignHealth)

Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to do (Gov.UK)

More information (World):

World Health Organization (WHO): Coronavirus



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