Useful Guidance:

NHSwww.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Staffs County Councilwww.staffordshire.gov.uk/Newsroom/Articles/2020/03-March/Coronavirus-advice.aspx

Stoke on Trent Councilwww.stoke.gov.uk/news/article/577/statement_on_coronavirus

Direct Payments Advicewww.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-for-people-receiving-direct-payments/coronavirus-covid-19-

University Hospital North Midlandswww.uhnm.nhs.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/

NHS 111111.nhs.uk/covid-19

Home care Guidancewww.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-residential-care-supported-living-and-home-care-guidance/covid-19-guidance-on-home-care-provision

Using direct payments during the coronavirus outbreak: full guidance for people receiving direct payments and personal assistants – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)<https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-for-people-receiving-direct-payments/coronavirus-covid-19-qa-for-people-receiving-a-personal-budget-or-personal-health-budget>

Information for Children and Families

The Family Fund has received extra funding worth 10 million from the Department for Education to
provide grants for families on low incomes raising disabled or seriously ill children in England this year
This emergency funding has been provided in response to the crisis presented by the Coronavirus pandemic and will help more parents and carers to look after their children Families can apply for grants to make their lives easier while implementing social distancing measures, including computers and tablets, outdoor play equipment and sensory toys

www.familyfund.org.uk/news/10-million-to-help-disabled-or-seriously-ill-children-in-england-during-coronavirus