Face Coverings: Cross-Government Disability Unit Update

The Stakeholder Engagement Team at the Government's Cross-Government Disability Unit have distributed an update about how it has been able to influence around the subject of face coverings, following their listening to the concerns from disability groups. This is the update: We are aware of the barriers and challenges the requirement to wear face coverings … Continue reading Face Coverings: Cross-Government Disability Unit Update

Safely disposing of face coverings and personal protective equipment

Ideally, you should wash and reuse cloth face coverings to prevent and reduce waste. Read government guidance on how to make and wear a reusable cloth face covering. Remove PPE carefully, and avoid touching the inside of your face covering. After you remove your PPE or face covering, wash your hands or use hand sanitiser. If you need to … Continue reading Safely disposing of face coverings and personal protective equipment

Face Masks & Face Mask Exemptions: A Disability Horizons Guide

New face mask rules in the UK mean that everyone must wear a face covering on public transport. But what if that is difficult for you to do because of a disability or health condition? Disability Horizons, the online disability magazine has looked into the whole face covering issue and produced the article below to … Continue reading Face Masks & Face Mask Exemptions: A Disability Horizons Guide