Accessing support in your community

Learning outcomes

Most people living with a long-term lung condition will need access to support within their community at some stage in their illness. It can be helpful for you to make yourself aware of the variety of local services and support in your area to discuss with your patients/clients. There are many different local groups and services which they can turn to for advice, support or assistance as they self-manage their health. This section will look at some of these alternative sources of help.