Coronavirus: Further information
The accessible documents and links below will help to explain what is happening in more detail. Easy read documents display as a thumbnail image in the sections below with links to further information appearing underneath. Our staff will use these and other tools to help customers talk about what is happening and explain it in simple terms.
About Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Watch the NHS Vaccine Information video for people with a learning disability below
Watch the Photosymbols vaccine Information video below
You can watch Dr Raj talk to Amy and Harry about the coronavirus vaccine here
You can watch information about the vaccine in British Sign Language here and here
The BBC has news and information about Vaccination on their website, including videos which answer questions about the vaccine in a number of different languages: here
NHS website has information about the vaccine here (and in other languages here) and information on the gov.uk site here
Public Health England have a wealth of videos on their YouTube channel: here
To see a video from the National Institute for Health Research about getting a vaccination click here
Rules and information
Watch the rules update video for people with a learning disability below
Face coverings and social distancing
Click here for Government guidance on face coverings including when to wear one, how to make your own, mobile phone exemption badges.
Click here for 'Please give me space' social distancing cards and badges.
Health and Wellbeing
It is more important than ever to take care of our mental wellbeing as well as our physical health. Research from the New Economics Foundation have found that there are 5 key things (known as the 5 Ways to Wellbeing) that we can all do to maintain good mental health.
NHS website has pulled together the contact details for mental health helplines: here
Information on maintaining good mental health during coronavirus: here
10 tips to help is you are worried about coronavirus (from NHS One You) is here
Coronavirus and your wellbeing (from Mind, the mental health charity) is here
Anxiety UK's support and resources hub is here
For creative activities produced by the Sensory Trust click here
For Resources from Music Therapy Works click here