Here are a range of materials you might find useful produced by Oxford Health and other organisations.
COVID-19 Easy Read
- EASY READ SHIELDING PHE (1)
- Being tested for Covid 19a
- Being tested for Covid 19 for carers
- Self isolation living alone
- Self isolation living with other
- Social distancing
- Covid hospital passport
- COVID19 hospital passport tips (OxFSN)
How to access NHS 111
- NHS 111 Easy read
- How to use NHS 111 (video)
- Using 111 online
- How to get help from 111 by phone Final
Public Health England COVID-19 Easy read information
- EASY READ SHIELDING PHE (1)
- COVID-19_easy_read (PHE)
- Coronavirus_COVID-19_advice_on_staying_at_home_20200328 PHE
- COVID-19_Keeping_away_from_other_people_20200328 (PHE)
- Easy_read_looking_after_your_feelings_and_body (PHE)
- Clinical guide for staff supporting people with LD or autism or both (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)
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
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: 6 April, 2020