Coping With COVID-19:
Advice, Tips & Guidance
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You can read about changes in SMA UK's activities due to Covid-19, here.
This page includes the latest clinically-related updates for the UK population including how to recognise symptoms, social distancing and self isolation.
This is a more specific page with answers to questions that have come from the Community.
This covers updates from NICE and NHS England, and any specific devolved nation updates, about access to nusinersen treatment and related questions.
This covers top tips from talking to your children about the coronavirus, to managing the mental health side of social-distancing and self-isolation.
Links to Government advice on home care provision, and some useful resources from Carers UK and the NHS.
Includes details of other helplines, FAQs, and advice around topics such as finances and benefits, health and social care.
There is a wide variety and mixture of things in this section that are suitable for all ages and members of the family, from links to help with home-schooling, to exercise videos, and virtual museum tours!
People in the SMA Community share their top tips and ideas for if you're having to socially-distance or self-isolate.
The most important thing you can do at the moment is to look after yourself, and your family and friends. However, there may be ways you can get involved to help others.
We all need funny and uplifting videos, comedians and cartoons, at times to help us get through these days. Here are some we have been sent and liked.