Looking after your mental and physical well-being 

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Series of videos about keeping well from Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust:

Anxiety and the body
Five things to do when feeling anxious
Five seconds breathing exercise
Balloon breathing exercise
Breathing exercise using your imagination
Explaining mindfulness and the 5 things exercise
My relaxing place exercise

Getting ready for winter with covid-19, from paradigm

Keeping well tips from Inclusion North

Series of booklets about how to help yourself to stay fit and well during Coronavirus, from the Scottish Commission for Learning Disability. Easy read.

 Poster with some tips for good mental health from Dorset People First. Easy read.

Stay Inside, Be Inspired, a series of resources from United Response to help people with learning disabilities to stay active and create structure during lockdown and beyond.

Bild is now offering a free Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) helpline to support families and carers of people with learning disabilities, mental health issues or autistic people with the challenges of living with Covid-19 restrictions.

Every Mind Matters resources from the NHS encouraging everyone to take steps to look after their mental health during this difficult time. The resources include tips and a free Mind Plan.

The Peaceful Minds project is working to support people with learning disabilities and autistic people who also have mental health conditions and anxieties. This is a co-produced project between Speakup Self Advocacy and Rotherham Advocacy Partnerships.

Stop and Watch tools to help spot the warning signs that a person’s condition is deteriorating. From NHS North Cumbria.

Grab Sheet about trauma from NWTDT and partners. 

National Voices, Traverse and Healthwatch England carried out a research study called ‘The Dr will Zoom you now’. It looks at people’s experiences of remote and virtual consultations.

Five videos about breathing for people with #posturalcare needs at home, from Simple Stuff Works:
Video 1: the link between sitting and lying
Video 2: the impact of a reduced range of movement
Video 3: the impact of long term tummy lying
Video 4: what does supported lying look like
Video 5: what IS windsweeping anyway