Coronavirus advice, support and Community Hub

Latest on keeping safe, accessing support and local services

Accessible formats and different languages

Access information on coronavirus in accessible formats and alternative languages. We've also linked to the Government website to help different groups in the community understand how to stay safe.

Essential advice - from the NHS and Government for the BSL community

Hand washing advice from the NHS and Government for the BSL community
 

Useful links

British Sign Language (BSL) – up-to-date information on coronavirus  

RNIB and coronavirus - five ways RNIB services can help

Sight advice on coronavirus – frequently asked questions

Guidance on Staying at Home from Mencap

DeafBlind and coronavirus advice

Public Health England resources about hand-washing - Resources include an easy read and large print posters and flyers and audio. Braille versions can be ordered.

Helplines during Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

DeafblindUK
T: 0800 132 320 (mon-fri 9am-5pm)
Text: 07950 008870
E: info@deafblind.org.uk

RNIB
T: 0303 123 9999 (weekdays from 8am-8pm and on Saturdays (9am-1pm)
E: helpline@rnib.org.uk

Translated guides from .Gov

COVID-19: guidance on social distancing for everyone in the UK and protecting older people and vulnerable adults

Staying at home: an easy-read guide

Languages available:

COVID-19: guidance for Households with possible coronavirus infection

Coronavirus (COVID-19): an easy-read guide

Languages available:

COVID-19: guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable

Coronavirus (COVID-19): an easy-read guide on protecting extremely vulnerable people

Languages available:

Doctors of the World website

There is also a resource of advice in 44 different languages on the Doctors of the World website, collated in partnership with the Red Cross.

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