Here is a range of materials you might find useful, produced by Oxford Health and other organisations.
COVID-19 Easy Read
- Keep safe poster – new guidance from 4 JULY 2020
- Support bubble (poster)
- Easy read – shielding PHE
- Being tested for Covid 19a
- Being tested for Covid 19 for carers
- Self isolation living alone UPDATED 31 July 2020
- Self isolation living with others UPDATED 31 July 2020
- Social distancing UPDATED 31 July 2020
- NHS Covid-19 Grab and Go LDA Form
- COVID 19 Grab and Go guidance notes
- Getting advice from GP or 111a
- What it means – Glossary
- Face coverings UPDATED 24 JULY 2020
- Sock face covering
- Travelling by bus or train UPDATED 10 June 2020
- Update for people with Downs Syndrome – UPDATED 10 Nov 2020
How to access NHS 111
- NHS 111 Easy read
- How to use NHS 111 (video)
- Using 111 online UPDATED May 2020
- Using 111 by phone UPDATED MAY 2020
Coping with Coronavirus easy read leaflets
- Anxiety leaflet -Easy read
- Coping with Bereavement- Easy read
- Coping with Depression- easy read
- Coping with Trauma- easy read
- Easy read COVID and OCD
NHS England recommended resources
Public Health England COVID-19 Easy read information
- Stay at home easy read UPDATED 5 November 2020
- Easy read guidance on shielding
- COVID-19 advice on staying at home
- Keep safe poster: New rules for May to June
- What if someone you share home with shows signs of coronavirus
- Clinical guide for staff supporting people with LD or autism or both (link, PHE)
- Test and Trace alternative resources (link, PHE)
COVID-19 resources to help support people
- Resource pack – COVID-19_With Hand Wash Routine
- Planning your care (video)
- Managing uncertainty (video)
- Making decisions about treatment (video)
- Books beyond words – free resources (website)
- Learning Disability Liaison Nurse Team poster new (2) (002)
- Top tips
- Emergency planning for family carers
- Face coverings – UPDATED 20 JULY 2020
Guidance for children with learning disability and autism
Resources to support families and carers of people with learning disabilities through the corona virus restrictions
- Corona Virus-LD Senate advice on trauma based care approach for carers
- Supporting people who use our services as the Covid response Increases Staff guide
- Meaningful engagement during social distancing
- Activities to try
- General heavy work proprioceptive strategies to try during social distancing.
- Coronavirus tips for managing challenging behaviour
- One page positive behaviour support guide
- NHS sitting exercises
- Top tips for communication
- How to remain connected when a family member is in hospital and you cannot visit
Resources to use with people with learning disabilities through the corona virus restrictions
Where to get information in easy read
Going to the GP
Consent and Mental Capacity Act
Tests and screening
Making services more accessible
Going to hospital
Other places to get support
- Oxfordshire Family Support Network: set up in 2007 by family carers who wanted to use their experience to help others in the same situation, Oxfordshire Family Support Network (OxFSN) provides information, advice and support to families of children, young people and adults with learning disabilities.
- My Life My Choice: My Life My Choice is a self-advocacy organisation run by and for adults with learning disabilities in Oxfordshire.
- Autism Oxford: Autism Oxford provides support, training and consultancy aimed at spreading awareness of the realities of life on the autism spectrum and supporting the development of autism services.
- OxForward: OxForward is the voluntary Wellbeing and Employment Support service for adults living in Oxfordshire, including individuals who have a disability, commissioned by Oxfordshire County Council.
- ACE Centre: Ace Centre is a charity providing support for people with complex communications difficulties.
- Oxford and District Mencap: Oxford and District Mencap provide services such as group holidays, evening clubs and fundraising.
- Oxfordshire Sports Partnership: Accessible sport and physical activity.
- Mates ‘n’ Dates: Mates ‘n’ Dates gives adults with learning disabilities living in and around Oxfordshire greater access to leisure activities which most of us take for granted and a better social life, with the chance of forming friendships or more, in a safe and supportive environment.
- Oxsrad: OXSRAD is an inclusive centre that integrates people with disabilities through sport and recreation. They offer a huge range of facilities and activities so that there is something for everyone.
- Riding for Disabled:RDA Abingdon offers horse riding opportunities to disabled people in Oxfordshire and beyond.
- FarmAbility: FarmAbility is an outdoor, farm-based programme for people with autism and/or learning disabilities.
How to raise a concern or a complaint in easy read
Last updated: 27 November, 2020