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Coronavirus easy read information

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Below is a list of easy read resources developed by the UK Government and Public Health England. Please note that although we have put direct links to the resources, we cannot guarantee that these are the most up to date versions. We would recommend you check the relevant gov.uk webpage.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Government guidance

Mencap resources

Mencap has developed accessible coronavirus information including easy-read resources and social stories. The topics include:

  • About coronavirus
  • Changes to the Care Act: an easy read guide to the Care Act changes during the coronavirus pandemic
  • How to help stop coronavirus by keeping clean
  • Washing your hands
  • A social story for people self-isolating and living alone
  • A social story for people self-isolating and living with others
  • Social distancing social story
  • Avoiding scams in easy-read
  • An easy-read guide explaining what will happen if you get coronavirus
  • A social story about what to expect from coronavirus if you live with other people
  • A social story about what to expect from coronavirus if you live alone
  • Government advice on coronavirus in easy-read
  • How to wash your hands in easy-read
  • Why health workers wear personal protective equipment (PPE)