Please note that although easy read information can be a useful resource it should not be assumed it will work for everyone.
Some people will benefit from support to use easy read information.
It can assist supporters to be able to explain things in a simpler more accessible way.
Videos are included because they can be a useful accessible format for some people.
Here is a video about abuse. It explains what abuse can be. There are also some workbooks - Abuse is bad | Speakup Main Website
Accessible Information Standard - YouTube (Video has subtitles and British Sign Language)
Why is accessible information important? - YouTube (Video is subtitled)
This is easy read written information - access-info-stndrd-er-upd-jul16.pdf (england.nhs.uk)
Here is a video about drinking alcohol. There is a workbook too - Alcohol | Speakup Main Website
Audio books by Macmillian Cancer Support about cancer, managing pain, financial help and much more www.macmillan.org.uk/cancer-information-and-support/stories-and-media/audiobooks
Easy read information about lots of things to do with cancer. It has information about tests to check if a person has cancer or not. These tests can also be called screening. All resources | Macmillan Cancer Support
How to use eye drops www.seeability.org/sites/default/files/2022-03/Eye%20Drops%20-%20Oct%2021.pdf
An easy read booklet about what a funeral is, what might happen and other ways of remembering someone who has died - mac16311-er-e04-going-to-funeral-pdf (macmillan.org.uk)
Thinking about your funeral mac16344-thinking-about-your-funeral-e04 (macmillan.org.uk)
How to read your meters - ISL218 14 ER Reading your meter (cse.org.uk)
Easy read information about lots of different health topics
Eye information - see above under the heading of eyes
Seasonal Flu (NHS poster)
Flu is caused by different sorts of germs. Seasonal flu happens each winter and spreads very easily from person to person.
Macmillian Cancer Support easy read information All resources | Macmillan Cancer Support
Stroke - What are the signs of a stroke www.bild.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Stroke-PHE-leaflet.pdf
What is rent - www.mencap.org.uk/easyread/what-rent
What is a tenancy agreement - www.mencap.org.uk/easyread/what-tenancy-agreement
What are the rules of a tenancy agreement - www.mencap.org.uk/easyread/what-are-rules-my-tenancy-agreement
KeyRing is an organisation. It supports some people with housing. Here is a video from someone using their services - Amy talks about living in her own home through Key Ring - YouTube
LGBTQ+ stands for Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer or Questioning.
The + is to be inclusive to everyone that feels part of the LGBTQ+ community, but don’t feel like they fit into the groups listed in LGBTQ.
LGBTQIA+ What do all the letters mean? - www.easy-read-online.co.uk/_files/ugd/7e469a_f744864f46ce4f6c9bee86b4ace484bb.pdf?index=true
A video about the Mental Capacity Act - Using the Mental Capacity Act: Self-advocates from Taking Part - YouTube
The Mental Capacity Act - Mental Capacity Act 2005: An easy read guide (local.gov.uk)
A video saying what is mental capacity. It also explains the Mental Capacity Act - The Mental Capacity Act: an animated guide by Infodeo. - YouTube
Workbook about Personal Health Budgets - 7b2ad3_57ee5e4424df45c798d2acb789992083.pdf (speakup.org.uk)
Your rights if taken in by the police - Notice of Rights EasyRead by Inspired Services.pdf - Google Drive
The support you should get if you are the victim of a crime - easyread-victims-code.pdf (publishing.service.gov.uk)
You and your Member of Parliament (MP) Easy-read-MPs.pdf (mencap.org.uk)
Information book for disabled prisoners - Layout 1 (prisonreformtrust.org.uk)
This is a video about reasonable adjustments. It shows some things people might find helpful if they were going to hospital www.youtube.com/watch?v=DMV06K1oanA
Your rights when you are in hospital - www.mencap.org.uk/sites/default/files/2018-02/Know%20Your%20Rights%20-%20Your%20rights%20in%20hospital%20FINAL.pdf
Easy Read information about smear tests. Smear tests are also known as cervical screening mac16302-er-e05-cervical-screening-easy-read (macmillan.org.uk)
Some easy read information about smoking and stopping smoking mac16339-stop-smoking-e04 (macmillan.org.uk)
What are the signs of a stroke www.bild.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Stroke-PHE-leaflet.pdf
Poster about the signs of a stroke www.bild.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Stroke-PHE-poster.pdf
This booklet is about being safe in the sun - mac16335-er-e06-be-safe-in-the-sun (macmillan.org.uk)
How to use a storage night heater - ISL200 14 Storage Heaters EasyRead (cse.org.uk)
Photo ID needed when you go to vote from May 2023 - www.easy-read-online.co.uk/_files/ugd/7e469a_a70fcb3a69a749d89c52aae188504916.pdf?index=true
Inclusion North Easy-Read
Here is the weekly News and tips for staying well from Inclusion North
This is thinking about what you want to happen with your belongings (things) and money when you die.
As a local organisation we very much rely on the support of our local community. We support over 2,000 people every year to have greater choice and control and remove the barriers that disabled adults and children experience in their everyday lives. But we need YOUR help.