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Category: Easy read resources

Easy read: Coronavirus (COVID-19): reducing risk in adult social care

13th July 2020

The Government have published an easy-read version of their framework for how adult social care employers should assess and reduce risk to their workforce during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here Read more

A little colour in Covid times – 6 weeks of The Buzz

16th June 2020

“When Rotherham was gripped with Coronavirus, The Buzz opened up on Facebook to provide adults with additional needs a daily activity to complete. This brought colour to our otherwise dull days” Julie and Sam – group members We launched The Buzz in May 2020, led by Catalysts Zoe in Birmingham and Harry in Rotherham in … Read more

Easy read coronavirus posters

15th May 2020

Photosymbols have produced a range of free easy read posters including topics like: Shielding Facemasks How to stay safe What happens if you get ill Rules Have a look at them all and download the ones you need here: https://www.keepsafe.org.uk/posters Read more

Easy read leaflets for leaving hospital

14th May 2020

The Government have published 3 new easy read documents about leaving hospital: What you need to know about leaving hospital When you leave hospital to go home Leaving hospital to go to a care home Find out more Read more

Activities for Adults with Learning Disabilities

20th April 2020

Following government advice to stay at home and socially distance from others outside of our households the Occupational Therapy Team in Newcastle CTLD have developed a starter activity pack filled with various ideas of ways to help you keep busy and happy. Take a look at the easy read Activity Pack Read more

Easy read resources from Mencap on all aspects of Coronavirus

17th April 2020

Mencap have published a series of easy read resources for people with a learning disability and their families. Topics include: Help to stay safe and well Going to hospital Keeping busy and activity ideas Changes to the Care Act Information from other resources About Coronavirus Easy read information for support workers to use when working … Read more

Easy read versions of Government’s Coronavirus info leaflet (in English and Welsh)

17th April 2020

The Government have published English and Welsh easy read versions of the Coronavirus information leaflet. Find out more here  Read more

Coronavirus: resources for people with a learning disability in Wales

14th April 2020

Learning Disability Wales have gathered together useful resources about Coronavirus (COVID-19), including some good easy read guides, for people with a learning disability in Wales. Visit the resource hub here Read more

Free app to support people with learning disabilities through self-isolation

14th April 2020

AutonoMe are offering people with learning disabilities in the UK a free app to help them with self-isolating. Find out more here Read more

Resources to use with people with learning disabilities through the Coronavirus restrictions

3rd April 2020

This guide from the Learning Disability Professional Senate includes a raft of easy read resources to use with people with learning disabilities through the Coronavirus restrictions. Read more