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Covid-19 vaccination: What happens at your appointment.

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.

Using a pulse oximeter to check you are OK

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

Free PPE extended to June 2021

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

Covid vaccine differences? Pfizer v Oxford v Moderna

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

Useful tips on the Covid-19 vaccine for people with dementia

The national COVID-19 vaccination is now being offered as a priority to individuals who are at highest risk of catching the infection and of suffering serious complications. Dementia UK have produced a useful tips document. This includes … Read Article about Useful tips on the Covid-19 vaccine for people with dementia

Unequal impact? Coronavirus, disability and access to services: BSL summary video

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

Unequal impact? Coronavirus, disability and access to services: full Report and easy-read summary

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

Suffolk Police – community update, 7th January 2021

Please see update below from the Suffolk Police Chief Superintendent, Kim Warner: "It maybe a new year but the current Covid-19 pandemic and its associated challengesremains and continues to face us all. The government announcement of a third … Read Article about Suffolk Police – community update, 7th January 2021

Making friends with your face mask

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

What the government is saying: helpful Covid-19 resources from LD England

On 4 January 2021, the government announced a new national lockdown. Everyone is being told to stay at home. Please see the links below to the latest guidance. Thank you to Learning Disability England for sharing. You can read the new … Read Article about What the government is saying: helpful Covid-19 resources from LD England

COVID-19 Vaccine: Accessibility and reasonable adjustments for individuals with severe learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges

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

Rules for Christmas Day: an easy-read guide

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

Covid-19 vaccine information from Camden Learning Disability Service

Covid-19 vaccine easy-read leaflet developed by Camden Learning Disability Service. You can view and download the information by clicking the blue download button below. Alternatively you can download by clicking here: … Read Article about Covid-19 vaccine information from Camden Learning Disability Service

The NHS has recently launched the 'Help Us, Help You' campaign. The campaign encourages people to contact their GP if they are worried about a symptom that could be cancer. Find out more: NHS.uk/cancersymptoms ...

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You can now download some pictures that help describe ypur reasoning for not wearing a face covering when out and about. Link in bio. ...