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COVID-19

19/03/2020

In a fast changing enviroment, please use these links to keep you up-to-date with the lastest news and information surrounding COVID 19

 

Updated Coronavirus Advice in Community Languages-More Languages Added

A message from Doctors of the World:


Due to the changes made to the NHS advice regarding COVID19 on Monday afternoon, Doctors of the World have updated our Covid 19 translated guidance:

English, Albanian, Arabic, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish are now ready - please use this link

To be updated very soon: Bengali, Dari, Farsi, Hindi, Kurdish Sorani, Mandarin, Pashto, Urdu, Vietnamese, Tigrinya, Amharic, Malayalam, Somali

We have also added more European languages: Polish, Romanian, Russian are ready. Coming soon: Bulgarian, Latvian, and Hungarian!

The guidance is based on the NHS and the UK government's updated advice and health information, and we have produced translated versions thanks to the support and assistance of the British Red Cross, Migrant Help, Clear Voice, and the Eastern European Resource Centre. We really

Thanks for spreading the resources and we would be happy if you could please continue to share these with your patients, service users and your networks widely so that we reach all communities who would like this crucial information in their own language.

We will try to keep these updates these updated as the current advice changes. We very much welcome offers of help from qualified translators.

If you know someone who would find emails on this subject useful, then please do forward this to them. They can subscribe by sending an email to this link

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Coronavirus Information in Easy Read

For Coronavirus information in Easy Read is available here
 

Coronavirus Information in British Sign Language

British Sign Language Coronavirus Information

· BSL video on social distancing and self-isolation

· BSL videos by the charity Sign Health.

Easy Read Version on Covid 19

You can be download this file here

Coronavirus and wellbeing:

Mind UK have put some resources to help if you're feeling anxious here

Links to Support Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs:

The Council for Disabled Children have outlined a list of links to support children and young people with special educational needs, together with their parents and carers, to give information about Coronavirus.

National Autistic Society - Guidance and helpline for parents, young people and staff

Mencap - Easy-read guide to Coronavirus

Place2Be - Guide to helping parents answer questions from their children and to support family wellbeing

Young Minds - Talking to your child about Cornavirus and 10 tips from their Parentd Helpline to support family wellbeing

Carers UK - Guidance for carers

Covibook - An interactive resource designed to support and reassure children aged 7 and under, designed to help children explain and draw the emotions that they might be experiencing during the pandemic

Amaze - information pack for parents

Other sources of up-to-date information can be found on the following site

Public Health England website.

Government Information pages

Staying at Home Government Guidance

Read the latest Coronavirus message from Newham Council here

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