The Learning Disability Partnership have made an easy-read guide that gives information about what happens at a Covid-19 vaccination appointment. You can view/download the guide by clicking here: … Read Article about Covid-19 vaccination: What happens at your appointment.
If you get coronavirus your doctor may give you a pulse oximeter to check you are OK. This is an easy-read guide to explain how to use a pulse oximeter and how to record the information you get from it. You can download the file by clicking … Read Article about Using a pulse oximeter to check you are OK
Eligible health and social care providers can order PPE through the portal to meet the increased need that has arisen as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The PPE portal can be used by social care and primary care providers to get … Read Article about Free PPE extended to June 2021
You can watch the video here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av-embeds/55625276/vpid/p093wm4k The three Covid-19 vaccines are from Pfizer-BioNTech, the University of Oxford and Astra-Zeneca and Moderna. The Pfizer, Oxford and Moderna vaccines each … Read Article about Covid vaccine differences? Pfizer v Oxford v Moderna
House of Commons Committees The Women and Equalities Committee launched an inquiry into unequal impact? Coronavirus, disability and access to services. This inquiry looked in more detail at ways of easing some of the problems disabled people … Read Article about Unequal impact? Coronavirus, disability and access to services: BSL summary video
Disabled people have suffered a range of profoundly adverse effects from the pandemic, including starkly disproportionate deaths, says a report published by the Women and Equalities Committee. Read the Report: Unequal Impact? Coronavirus, … Read Article about Unequal impact? Coronavirus, disability and access to services: full Report and easy-read summary
Asymptomatic testing to be rolled out across the country starting this week. More information can be found here: … Read Article about Rapid Coronavirus testing in Ipswich: booking information
Please see information below from Suffolk SENDIASS. Suffolk SENDIASS stands for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service. It is a confidential and impartial information, advice and support service on … Read Article about SENDIASS online sessions
This video is for people with learning disabilities to help them understand why wearing a face mask is important, how to find a face mask that suits them and how to get used to wearing it. Thank you to Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Trust for … Read Article about Making friends with your face mask
The Challenging Behaviour Foundation have produced some information about the COVID-19 vaccine. It gives information to people and families about the vaccine and accessibility and reasonable adjustments for individuals with severe learning … Read Article about COVID-19 Vaccine: Accessibility and reasonable adjustments for individuals with severe learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges
You can read the full guidance here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/making-a-christmas-bubble-with-friends-and-family/making-a-christmas-bubble-with-friends-and-family The latest in the Message Cascaders infographics series is an … Read Article about Christmas Day bubbles
Norfolk County Council have made an easy-read letter to help people understand the rules around keeping safe at Christmas. The Government brought in new rules on Saturday which means that the guidance has changed in order to keep people safe. You … Read Article about Rules for Christmas Day: an easy-read guide
Contact your GP, the NHS is here to help! During this time of COVID-19 there are different ways you can contact your GP to get advice or make an appointment. Suffolk County Council & Essex County Council have produced this helpful guide. You … Read Article about Noticed an unusual change to your body? Don’t sit it out, get it checked out.
Wellbeing and Mental Health Support Plan for COVID-19 This plan sets out the support that will be in place in the immediate term to help support individuals to stay well during the second wave of the coronavirus and winter months ahead. You can … Read Article about Staying mentally well this winter
The latest in the Message Cascaders infographics series provides a summary of the Christmas Bubbles rules that will be in place between 23 and 27 December. The translated pdf versions will be added to the other translated information that can be … Read Article about Christmas Bubbles: 23 to 27 December