Stay at Home

The single most important action we can all take, in fighting coronavirus, is to stay at home in order to protect the NHS and save lives.

Important Information for Staying at Home

When we reduce our day-to-day contact with other people, we will reduce the spread of the infection.  That is why the Government has introduced three new measures.

Being at home can mean working from home, entertaining your children and keeping yourself busy, this page will provide information, hints and tips that might help.

Coronavirus stay at home advice - NHS

Washing your Hands - NHS


For personalised support, information, motivation or guidance to look after your emotional and physical health call The Wellbeing Service on 01254 682037 or email

Phone lines are open 09:00-17:00 Monday to Friday

If you are in desperate need of food, are worried about paying for gas and electricity, or need support for your mental wellbeing while you’re isolated at home, get in touch with the BwD Help Hub on 01254 588111.

Phone lines are open 09:00-17:00 Monday to Friday and 09:00-12:00 Saturday & Sunday

Additional Information

Working from home

How to work safely and effectively from home

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Library services

BwD Libraries – the door to many worlds

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Museums and Galleries

Museums around the world offer virtual tours during coronavirus lockdown

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Learning at Home

Education resources for children learning at home

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