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Disabled people could become ‘even more isolated’ as lockdown eases | Express & Star

Many of the social-distancing measures introduced are leaving people with disabilities feeling anxious – and potentially choosing to stay home.

 

Disabled people are at risk of becoming “even more isolated” as the world implements the social-distancing measures needed to open up parts of the economy.

New guidelines coming into force on Saturday mean pubs, restaurants, hotels, hairdressers and more will be open in England for the first time since March.

But some of the measures put in place to ensure social distancing is maintained – including increased use of tables and chairs on pavements by cafes – risk making life more difficult for some.

Source: Disabled people could become ‘even more isolated’ as lockdown eases | Express & Star


By Eve Reiland

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