Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance - Accessible Resources

Healthwatch Cornwall has collated a range of resources together in Sign Language and printable guidance for those with Learning Difficulties to ensure accessible advice and information is available.
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Latest stay at home easyread advice

Stay alert

The latest advice is that we can all help control the virus if we all stay alert, this means taking the following measures to help:

  • stay at home as much as possible
  • work from home if you can
  • limit contact with other people
  • keep your distance if you go out (2 metres apart where possible)
  • wash your hands regularly

More details following the latest Government announcement can be found by following the link below. 

More Information

Full guidance and details on staying at home can be found here

Please do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.

You do not need to contact 111 to tell them you're staying at home. Government guidance advises they will not be testing people who are self-isolating with mild symptoms.

Read the NHS advice about staying at home.

NHS 111 Online here

You can call NHS 111 in BSL by visiting interpreternow.co.uk/nhs111 or use their app on your mobile device.

Or use the NHS 111 online service at 111.nhs.uk/covid-19.

NHS 111 British Sign Language
What is Coronavirus
How to avoid catching it and getting sick

The Deaf Health Charity have further information and videos available by following the link here

Downloads

Some people with a learning disability will have health issues that make them particularly vulnerable to Coronavirus.

The below downloadable series of posters can easily be printed out and put on notice boards.

They are free to download and use and have the basic message about the symptoms and what to do and simple advice to avoid spreading germs. 

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