Thinking about how you'd like to manage your breathing towards the end of life

This section covers end of life – look when you feel the time is right for you. As MND/ALS progresses, the respiratory muscles continue to weaken. Many people find it a comfort to plan ahead and discuss how to manage their breathing at their end of life. When these conversation start is different for everybody.

Coronavirus/COVID-19: People with MND/ALS are at increased risk. Please see the MND Association guidance here for advice and contact your care team. Experts are developing guidance for those using assisted ventilation/NIV.