The resources on this page are from Learning Disability England members and partner organisations.
They will give you ideas and tips about how to prepare for a planned power cut. And how to stay safe and well if a power cut happens.
The government has said that there might be planned power cuts this winter.
But they are hoping that they will not happen.
You can find out about planned power cuts by phoning 105.
Emma Smith, Learning Disability England’s Policy Officer, has written a blog about power cuts.
NWTDT / Pathways has made an easy read guide about what to do if there is a power cut.
It includes information about how you can get support to keep your gas, electric and water provided.
Energy North West has lots of information about how to prepare for a power cut.
It includes things like making sure you have a torch and batteries. And that you keep your phone charged.
Energy North West also has information about what to do when there is a power cut.
It includes things like what to do with electrical appliances. And how to stay warm.
The Care Provider Association has useful information for paid supporter organisations about continuity planning for power cuts.
If you have a disability or live with someone who has, make sure you are on the Priority Services Register with your electricity provider.
This means they know about you and will make sure you get priority support and information.
If you use medical equipment that needs electricity to work, make sure you have made a plan with your GP.
If you have emergency battery packs, make sure you keep them charged.
Do you have any easy read resources we can share about planned power cuts?
If so, please get in touch by emailing info@LDEngland.org.uk