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Information about coronavirus

What is coronavirus?

What is PPE?

What is a swab test?

Who to call in an emergency

Looking after yourself

Keeping well at home

How to wash your hands

Mental health

Get help from people in your community

Getting NHS help when you need it

Going to hospital

Hospital passport

Coronavirus hospital passport

Support at Southmead Hospital

For professionals, family and friends

Coronavirus conversation cards to cut-up and use to support communication
Card 1 / Card 2 / Card 3 / Card 4 / card 5 / Card 6 / Card 7 / Card 8 / Card 9

Critical care communication chart

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation
A range of information and resources for carers of children, young people and adults with severe learning disabilities whose behaviour is described as challenging.

Free online positive behavioural support (PBS) awareness training

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for care staff supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults
Department of Health and Social Care

Community Learning Disabilities Teams: Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire advice lines

If you need any support regarding the healthcare needs of the people with learning disabilities that you support, the Community Learning Disabilities Team (CLDT) remains open and available to help.

When someone dies from coronavirus – guide for carers

Information on what to do when someone dies. A guide for carers and family members.

ReSPECT (Recommended Summary Plan for Emergency Care and Treatment) – easy read resources

The NHS is open for everyone who needs it
Easy read poster

Coronavirus: getting tested
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Why we wear PPE: keeping everybody safe
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Coronavirus: how to stay safe
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Domestic abuse
Easy read poster

Speech and language therapy
Communication strategies during isolation

Scottish Commission for Learning Disability (SCLD)

Self-help booklet staff / family / friends can complete with service users to help with anxiety about coronavirus

Covid-19 supported living guidance

Information for people who are supported to live in their homes