Our care and support COVID-19 advice Covid-19 update Mountbatten has made changes to some of our services as a result of the latest lockdown period. Please see a summary below: Mountbatten shops Our shops have now closed and will reopen on 2 December. For more information about leaving donations and maintaining support for our shops, click here. Visiting inpatients Visiting our Inpatient Unit will continue as it has done during the pandemic. Some changes had already been introduced to help keep everyone safe. Find out more here. Keep Connected helpline Are you in need of a friendly voice? Someone to talk to, as we all find our feet during these unprecedented times? No matter who you are and what you are facing, we are here to help. Call our helpline on (01983) 217297 at any time of the day or night to speak to a friendly volunteer or member of our team. We are here for you. Find out more about our Keep Connected helpline here. Mountbatten Café Mountbatten Café will be closed during the lockdown period, though a takeaway service will still be available to staff, visitors and members of the public. Find our menu here. Volunteering Mountbatten has contacted all current volunteers to explain the latest government guidance around Covid-19. There are still volunteering opportunities available with Mountbatten during the lockdown period and beyond. If you are interested in volunteering with Mountbatten, email [email protected] Light Up A Life Our annual Light Up a Life service will continue as planned. This year, the service will be streamed live on our website, as we are unable to gather people at Mountbatten as we would normally do. Find out more information here. Advice We are aware how difficult it is for every member of our community throughout this current crisis. We are all anxious and fearful, living in an increasingly different way in a rapidly changing world. Our support for people living across the Isle of Wight through death, dying and bereavement continues in people's own homes and in the community. It also continues online, with advice and information to help you cope. You are not alone.