Easy Read – information about Covid-19

Easy Read information for people who are self-isolating

Many people in your area will be staying at home over the next few months

This Easy Read information guide has been created to help people stay safe at this time. 

You can download the guide using this link

https://www.easy-read-online.co.uk/media/53205/self-isolating-low-res-easy-read_v1a.pdf

Please pass it on to everyone you know who is in contact with people with learning disabilities, or anyone who would prefer Easy Read information.

It’s based on the Government guidance: Stay at home: guidance for people with confirmed or possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection. Published 12 March 2020.

Support for vulnerable people

If you live in England and have a medical condition that makes you extremely vulnerable to Coronavirus you can register to get extra help with things like food deliveries.

Mencap has also produced some information about Covid-19

Easy Read for Shielding group guidance by Public Health

This Easy Read Shielding Guidance includes advice on:

  • What is Coronavirus?
  • What is Shielding?
  • Who should be shielding?
  • How do I do shielding?
  • What do I do if I live with other people?
  • Everyone in your home should do this
  • Signs to look out for
  • What should I do if I feel ill?
  • Ask for help with shielding

Going to hospital?

These easy read guides explain what may happen if you have to go to hospital:

What may happen if I have to go to hospital because of coronavirus (COVID-19)

What may happen if someone I know has to go to hospital because of coronavirus (COVID-19)

These guides also explain what may happen when some people get very poorly with coronavirus and die, as well as information and advice about funerals, grief and bereavement.

It is very important to remember that this doesn’t happen very often. Most people who have coronavirus will get better.