Statement Regarding COVID-19 (17th March 2020 UPDATE)

UPDATE 17th March 2020

COVID-19 update

The Dreadnought Centre will be closing all of it’s group sessions across Cornwall from Tuesday 17th March 2020.  All one to one sessions Countywide will not take place from Monday 23rd March 2020.

The closure of all services will remain in place until at least after the Easter holidays and we will be informing all of our service users of the date they will resume.  This will be dependent on Government guidelines and will be under regular review. We will publish this information on our website and through social media.

The health and safety of all of our service users and team members is of paramount importance to the Charity, hence these decisions.

Best wishes to all from the Dreadnought Team.


Dear all staff, volunteers and service users,

Due to the recent news regarding COVID-19 we felt it necessary to write to all staff, volunteers and service users.

To date we are unaware of any staff, volunteers or service users have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and our services are all operating as normal. We are following the guidelines set by Cornwall Council who are briefing their services daily with information issued by Public Health England. We review these guidelines and when required to take further action, we will.

All of our venues used for both groups and 1:1 work have easy access to soap and water. In addition we are ensuring that all of our venues are cleaned regularly and group facilitators have access to anti-bacterial sprays or wipes.

Good hygiene is the best prevention and there are some simple steps you can take by washing your hands regularly and thoroughly with soap and water and if you cough, cover your mouth and nose with a tissue.

In the meantime it is ‘business as usual’ and we will be continuing to run our groups and 1:1 sessions until we inform you otherwise.

If you are feeling unwell or have been informed by 111 that you should be isolating yourself then please follow official guidance and let us know.

Rest assured that the health and safety of our staff, volunteers and service users is of the utmost importance.

Sara-Jane Perrins
The Dreadnought Centre