COVID-19 resources

Coronavirus information in other languages

You can get wellbeing advice in other languages on the Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership website.

Resources for people with a learning disability

Public Health England have a produced an ‘easy to read’ poster:

The Keep Safe website has posters available with easy to read information and symbols relating to coronavirus.

Coronavirus advice – audio

Support Against Racist Incidents (SARI)

Support Against Racist Incidents (SARI) have gathered resources about hate crime that individuals and organisations may find useful during the current crisis.  Many of these have been translated into a range of languages.

People with a hearing impairment

A British Sign Language translation of the guidance published by Public Health England is available on the SignHealth website.

If you use British Sign Language and need to speak to a healthcare professional about your coronavirus symptoms, you can call NHS111 using the InterpreterNow app or website. You’ll need to register before you can use it.

BBC news with British interpretation is available on Freeview channels 107 and 231.

People and families with autistic spectrum disorder

The National Autistic Society website has lots of advice about dealing with the coronavirus crisis and how to talk about it.

People with a visual impairment

If you or someone you know has a visual impairment you can find some useful information about dealing with the coronavirus outbreak on the RNIB website. They provide information about shopping, looking after children, eye health and wellbeing.

You can also contact Vision North Somerset who provide services for people wit visual impairments in North Somerset. You can call them on 01934 419 393 or email info@visionns.org.uk.

People with muscular dystrophy

You can get guidance for people with muscle-wasting conditions and their families on the Muscular Dystrophy UK website.

People with cerebral palsy

If you or someone you know has cerebral palsy you can find information about shopping, claiming benefits, self-isolating and carers on the SCOPE website.

People living with cancer

If you or someone you know is living with cancer, the Macmillan website have put together lots of really useful information including what it means for your treatment and what to do if you develop coronavirus symptoms.

Looking after your mental health

Other useful resources

Friends Families and Travellers have produced guidance for gypsy, traveller and live-aboard boater households

Doctors of the World have coronavirus advice for people in 35 languages, which were produced in partnership with the British Red Cross, Migrant Help and Clear Voice.

If you cannot find the resources you are looking for please email louise.roberts@n-somerset.gov.uk