Getting help with daily activities outside your home during coronavirus

If you need support while outside your home, this guide explains what you and the people helping you should do to limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).



The guidance explains how you can minimise the risk of spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) while getting the help you need to:

  • get around in unfamiliar settings
  • communicate with others
  • go shopping
  • exercise
Published 2 September 2020
Last updated 8 January 2021 + show all updates
  1. Updated to reflect that all areas in England are currently in national lockdown.

  2. Updated to reflect how the social contact rules in the local restriction tiers apply to people who need support.

  3. The guidance has been updated to reflect the introduction of national restrictions.

  4. First published.