Get informed Here you can find accessible information on what coronavirus and COVID-19 is, plus easy read guides and resources for friends, family and carers. If you know of any information you think we’re missing here, please share them with us at [email protected] . On this page: Information for people with learning disabilities or autism Information for family and friends Resources for carers and heath or social care professionals . Information for people with learning disabilities or autism Click here for easy read guides from the Government on coronavirus and COVID-19 The long-awaited guidance specific to supported living setting has been published - full details are available here Get Checked Out have made some easy read posters and hospital passports on their website Photosymbols also have some clear posters here Easy Health have some good hospital passports resources here in case you do need to go to hospital for anything during this time Keep Safe is a new website with easy read information about coronavirus and current guidance. Click here to visit Hand Washing Rap Video – a guide to handwashing from the Purple All Stars Another hand hygiene video guide here The Government have made an easy read guide on staying at home here and another guide on why we need to avoid people in public here There are some good accessible coronavirus video updates here Here is some advice on money during the lockdown. This link isn’t easy read, so please ask for help if you need it Here is a letter from the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, about coronavirus and what we all need to do to stay safe Information here about accessing supermarkets and online supermarket shopping Badges and cards have been made for people who have difficulty or concerns about maintaining social distance. You may want to have one if you are feeling anxious about people coming close to you, or if you are struggling to maintain social distance so people are more understanding. You can download the badge here, the card to print here and a mobile phone version here. Guide on staying at home here - What to do if you or someone in your home has coronavirus symptoms. . Information for family and friends A new webpage here from the Disabled Children’s Partnership (which we are part of) pulls together a range of online resources and information for families with disabled children The Learning Disability Professional Senate have created this resource, designed to support families and carers of people with learning disabilities through the coronavirus restrictions You can download free wordless books here from Books Beyond Words to explain what’s happening with the virus and the lockdown There is also an illustrated story book here to help explain the current situation Here is a family carers' guide from the Social Care Institute for Excellence . Resources for carers and health or social care professionals Here is a social story resource we’re using to explain the lockdown to people we support Here are some great webinars of positive practice during the coronavirus pandemic Important communication advice from our teams here for health and social care staff to ensure you are making the necessary reasonable adjustments for people with learning disabilities or autism The Government have released a statement on supporting disabled people and their carers to explain the changes made in the Coronavirus Act 2020 Use these easy read posters to help explain what’s going on during the pandemic Clinical guide for frontline staff to supporting people with learning disabilities here An article on the Coronavirus Emergency Bill and what it means for social care You can download free wordless books here from Books Beyond Words to explain what’s happening with the virus and the lockdown Tips for supporting the wellbeing of people with learning disabilities here Guidance for people working in residential or supported living in the event of a coronavirus outbreak here COVID-19 guide for care staff supporting adults with learning disabilities or autism .