Learning Disability

Coronavirus/Covid-19: Helpful advice

Navigating through Coronavirus information is difficult for most of those but for those who have additional needs there are increased difficulties.

The following resources can help:

Coping with isolation: www.wales.nhs.uk/Coping with Covid isolation

Social distancing: www.district65.net/my social distancing story

Videos: Accessing Health Services and What to Expect

A series of short films about accessing health services is available from Inclusion Gloucestershire.

2gether

2gether NHS Foundation Trust (²gether) provides specialist mental health and learning disability services to the people of Gloucestershire and Herefordshire.

Telephone: 01452 894000

Website: www.2gether.nhs.uk

The Smear Test Film

‘The Smear Test Film’ is a health education film resource for women eligible for cervical screening (smear tests) who have mild and moderate learning disabilities.

The film has been designed and made by women who have learning disabilities to give women and their carers information about smear tests and their role in preventing cervical cancer and help women make a decision about whether to attend their smear test invitation.

Website: www.jostrust.org.uk

The Hand Washing Rap

Please watch the Hand Washing Rap to learn how to wash your hands thoroughly!

Easy read guides to common procedures

Having your temperature taken: flipbooks.leedsth.nhs.uk/LN004785

Having your blood pressure taken: flipbooks.leedsth.nhs.uk/LN004788

Having your pulse taken: flipbooks.leedsth.nhs.uk/LN004789

Having your oxygen level checked: flipbooks.leedsth.nhs.uk/LN004790

Supercharged Me

Stay Supercharged and fully fit by having your Annual Health Check.

For anyone with a Learning Disability aged 14+.

Website: www.superchargedme.uk

Catch A Smile

Helping people with disabilities and special needs enjoy fishing at Elmore Fisheries, Elmore Lane West, Stonebench, Gloucester, GL2 3NW.

Telephone: 01452 722993

Website: catchasmile.co.uk

Email: enquiries@catchasmile.co.uk