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Self isolation doesn’t have to mean being alone. We’re lucky to live in connected times and being in touch via the phone, email and virtually is so important.

Self isolation doesn’t have to mean being alone. We’re lucky to live in connected times and being in touch via the phone, email and virtually is so important.

Here’s a few ways to keep in touch with friends and family:

Watch this fantastic video on how to use Zoom from John at St George’s ILD Support Group.

If you need any help using a smartphone or an online video system to stay connected to your loved ones– let us know. Email us on socialmedia@actionpulmonaryfibrosis – we are here to help you!

Support groups – staying connected during coronavirus

If you are a leader:

  • We are currently trialling and testing different ways of keeping your groups connected. We will update this as soon as we can.
  • Make sure Debra Chand our National Support Group Manager has your contact details by emailing Debra on debra@actionpulmonaryfibrosis.org

If you are a member:

  • Ask your support group leader if they can put you in touch with someone else from the group via the phone

Talk to Silverline

Silverline run a befriending phone service – if you are in need of social contact don’t hesitate to get in touch with them.

Stay in touch with APF

  • Follow us on social media – we will be posting news, information and sharing positivity from our community to keep us all connected during this challenging time.
  • Keep an eye on our website – we’ll be keeping it up to-date with the latest news

Look out for emails from APF – if you want to hear from us via email you can sign up on our website www.actionpulmonaryfibrosis.org/

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