Being prepared in case you need to go into hospital  

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Guide about going into hospital from Georgia Frith, a SaLT and widgit symbols – easy read

Book about Going into Hospital and a short wordless story on ‘Beating the Virus’ from Books Beyond Words – easy read

Hospital passport / grab sheet template and guide on how to fill out the template.  It’s important that passports are updated, and some family members have worked with nurses and British Institute of Human Rights to make an emergency COVID-19 hospital passport that means medical professionals can get the information they need quickly. This template has now being adopted by NHSE.

Fact sheet about the role of learning disability nurses during the pandemic from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation.

Presentation about emergency planning and templates with tips(PDF or editable Word versions) from the Dimensions family support team.

Guidance for care staff around supporting people with sensory loss, learning disability and autism. SeeAbility is part of a group of charities who have put together this advice on how to support people and communicate effectively.