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Coping with isolation during lockdown

Thu 07 Jan 2021

With the new Covid-19 lockdown due to last for a number of weeks and the return of the shielding programme for some, brain injury survivors, their families and friends across the UK will once again be staying at home to help control the spread of the disease. 

While these measures are the most sensible approach, isolation can leave people feeling lonely, anxious or frustrated. Furthermore, brain injury survivors who rely on support from carers, friends or other services may find that they are presented with new challenges.

Here we share some ideas on coping with a long period at home, with stories from brain injury survivors and top tips to ensure you get the support you need. 

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