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This section contains resources produced by the health
The resources below were developed by Widgit in
association with Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation
A booklet designed to help patients with
learning difficulties understand the procedures, sequence of events
and people associated with a visit to hospital.
A collection of conversational flashcards that repeat the symbols used in the
booklet, along with some useful additional symbols
This post-op communication chart helps patients to
express their feelings and what they want, especially if they find
it hard to say the words. Patients can point to the relevant
information that they wish to communicate.
Developed by the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation
Trust this Accident and Emergency Communication
Passport can be used to aid communication in A&E,
using the traffic light system
Designed by The Clear Communication People
The Hospital Communication Book was originally developed on
behalf of The Learning Disability Partnership Board in Surrey
and is to help people who have difficulties understanding and
/ or communicating to get an equal service in hospital
Pages 1 - 8
Pages 9 - 24
Easy Read appointment letters click here
for The Surrey Health Action appointment letters tool.
This is a guide to getting a blood test
The guide has been produced in pictures
Click on the picture to download the guide
Page 1 - 5
Page 6 - 12
Page 13 - 19
The guide below was written by "easy on the i", part of
the Learning Disability Service's Involvement Team in Leeds
Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust
The Little Guide to Easy Information is a
short guide to some of the things you will need to think about when
producing easy-read information. The main focus is on the
production of 'mass communication' - presenting information to a
wide range of people - such as letters, leaflets, and forms.
What is a Macmillan Nurse? Produced by
the South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust.
Click on the link above or the picture to open the leaflet.
The information below has been adapted from 'Bereavement
and Loss in People with Learning Disabilities' from the Oxfordshire
Learning Disability NHS Trust.
If you are caring for someone who has a learning disability,
they will need extra support should they experience a major
personal loss, such as bereavement. Find out how you can help
by clicking here
PRODIGY has launched a
new set of materials on a range of health topics that are
particularly relevant to the health of people with learning
disabilities. They commissioned the leaflets which were
written with easy words and pictures, making them suitable to give
to patients with learning disabilities, or anyone who struggles
with written information. Topics include common
conditions such as epilepsy, diabetes, obesity and thyroid
The leaflets were translated into Easy Read format by the
The links below provide information on a range of health
services, leaflets, guides and health topics that people
with learning disabilities can access.
North Essex Partnership
NHS Foundation Trust
Cheshire and Wirral
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