National Deaf Children’s Society Campaigning to “Keep it clear”

Here's the latest blog from the National Deaf Children's Society, which looks at their "Keep it clear" campaign, which aims to make sure deaf children aren’t disadvantaged by the use of face coverings in classrooms. Keep it clear campaign update (England) Published Date: 07 Apr 2021 Photo: Changes to guidance on face coverings in classrooms in … Continue reading National Deaf Children’s Society Campaigning to “Keep it clear”

Face coverings: when to wear one, exemptions, exemption cards

Government advice on face coverings: When to wear a face covering There are some places where you must wear a face covering by law, unless you are exempt or have a reasonable excuse (see When you do not need to wear a face covering below). In England you must wear a face covering in the following indoor … Continue reading Face coverings: when to wear one, exemptions, exemption cards

Avoiding Falls When Wearing a Mask

Here's an interesting article from the BMJ website, which looks at the risks of falls whilst wearing a mask and looks at how best to avoid them, making some really insightful points about how we balance along the way: Slowing down may be safer than looking down Public health experts and international organisations increasingly recommend … Continue reading Avoiding Falls When Wearing a Mask

Face coverings: when to wear one, exemptions, and how to make your own

You can find out more about this topic on our Face Covering exemptions page. This is the Government's latest advice on face coverings - the advice explains when to wear a face covering, exemptions from wearing one, and how to make your own face covering. Documents Face coverings: when to wear one, exemptions, and how … Continue reading Face coverings: when to wear one, exemptions, and how to make your own

Exemptions: When you do not need to wear a face covering

In settings where face coverings are required in England, there are some circumstances where people may not be able to wear a face covering. Please be mindful and respectful of such circumstances, noting that some people are less able to wear face coverings, and that the reasons for this may not be visible to others. … Continue reading Exemptions: When you do not need to wear a face covering