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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

SENDIASS online sessions

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

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

Supporting recovery after COVID-19

NHS England have a website with lots of information for recovering from COVID-19, including: Managing the effects: Effects on the bodyEffects on the mindCOVID's links with other conditions Wellbeing: Eating wellSleeping wellGetting … Read Article about Supporting recovery after COVID-19

Staying mentally well this winter

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

Christmas Bubbles: 23 to 27 December

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

Covid vaccine: who gets it first?

The latest UK vaccine priority list in easy-read. Thank you to Photosymbols You can download the poster by clicking the blue download button below. Or you can click this link: … Read Article about Covid vaccine: who gets it first?

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. ...