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Learning Disability Support - Coronavirus

Learning Disability England

Learning Disability England has written this document for people and organisations that offer paid support to people with learning disabilities; provider organisations or personal assistants to help them prepare the people they support to make a decision about having the Coronavirus vaccine. We hope it will also be useful to people and families.

People with learning disabilities and the coronavirus vaccine:  Information for paid supporters.  1.21mb

National AutisticSociety

The coronavirus outbreak has impacted everyone’s life. But for autistic people and their families, it has left them completely stranded. This report highlights the often devastating impact this has had. Click here.

East Riding Learning Disability Partnership Board

This meeting is for people with a learning disability, family carers and service providers in East Riding to come together to discuss what is happening for people with a learning disability in the local area.  The partnership aims to give people with a learning disability who live and work in East Riding a voice.  The partnership are always looking for people with lived experience and  want to share information and ideas that will help to improve the lives of people with a learning disability and family carers.

Partnership Board Invite
Easy Read information

We are looking for local people with a learning disability, autistic people including young people and family carers to join a group.  Click here for more information.

COVID-19 Guidance National lockdown: Stay at Home

A guide to your COVID-19 vaccination
Public Health England 1.64 Mb

As the Government continues to deal with responding to the COVID-19 pandemic it is an essential priority to safeguard the needs of the most vulnerable adults in our area.  

It is imperative that people follow government guidelines on how to stay safe and what steps individuals can take.  Easy Read Information has been developed by Inclusion North. 

Roadmap Out of Lockdown (465KB)

Weekly News (239kb)


The information includes: 

  • What is Coronavirus ?
  • How do you get Coronavirus ?
  • What are the things to look out for if you feel ill  ?
  • What to do if you think you have Coronavirus
  • What to do if you feel ill with something else
  • If you have a job and are worried about being paid if you have to self isolate or have the coronavirus
  • The Government and their plan to stop Coronavirus spreading
  • Staying home and the rules
  • Shielding people who have medical conditions
  • Having your own plan
  • Where you can find more information

Useful links

Current advice provided by the Government using the following link to:

www.gov.uk

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for social care SCIE-

Social Care Institute for Excellence

COVID-19: Residential care, supported living, and home care:

guidance

Social care provider resilience during COVID-19: 

guidance to commissioners

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