Useful Information

This section of our website outlines additional information that may be useful to people with facial palsy in terms of support.

  • Coronavirus – Information regarding how our organisation is managing work during the crisis and answers to frequently asked questions regarding facial palsy and COVID-19.
  • Advocacy – supporting and enabling people to access information, services and treatment; express their views and concerns; defend their rights; explore choices and options available.
  • Bullying – information about bullying and facial palsy, organisations that can help, and more.
  • Claire’s Card – a credit card size information card explaining about facial palsy and how it affects the individual.
  • Facebook Group Guidelines – our Facebook Group Guidelines are there to protect your safety and security, please read them if you plan to join our Facebook group(s).
  • Facial Palsy and Your Rights – information about legal protections afforded to people with facial palsy.
  • NHS Complaints – find out how to make a complaint about NHS care.
  • NHS Funding Denied – funding is often denied for some NHS treatments for facial palsy, it’s important to dispute this. Read more about it here.
  • Online Support – find out about the online support available to people with facial palsy.
  • Other Organisations – find out about the other organisations that may be able to help someone with facial palsy.
  • Referral to a specialist – information about when and how to seek a referral to a specialist for further help.
  • Zoom Group guidelines – our Zoom Group guidelines are also there to protect your safety and security. Please read before joining a Facial Palsy UK Zoom Group.

Last reviewed: 20-02-2021    ||    Next review due: 20-02-2023