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View full details of 25 Top Tips to Better Communication

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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How to get more out of life through better conversations

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View full details of Clock Face (Analog)

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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Analog clock face

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View full details of A Picture of Health

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A Picture of Health - NHS South of England

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A series of easy read booklets and films to help people understand health and illness

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View full details of Accessible information inc. British Sign Language (BSL)

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BTM (Bradford Talking Media)

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Accessible information including information in British Sign Language (BSL) via various videos.

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View full details of Advance Decisions (directive) and Statement

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Bereavement Advice Centre (www.bereavementadvice.org)

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Information about and downloadable form for Advance Decisions (directive) and Statement

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View full details of Advocates Gateway Tool Kit

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The Advocates Gateway (www.theadvocatesgateway.org)

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These toolkits provide advocates with general good practice guidance when preparing for trial in cases involving a witness or a defendant with communication needs.

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View full details of Amber Unit (at Brooklands Hospital) Brochure

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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Pictures of the different Mental Health Units in Coventry and Warwickshire, which can be used to support understanding and decision-making various situations and scenario’s

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View full details of Arnstein Ladder of Participation

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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The ladder is a guide to seeing who has power when important decisions are being made.

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View full details of Alphabet-based communication

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Sense.org.uk

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Tactile communication systems which use the alphabet so that someone can give and receive information through the sense of touch rather than sight or hearing.

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View full details of Association for Real Change - Easy Read information

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Association for Real Change (arcuk.org.uk)

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Collection of easy read resources covering multiple topics.

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View full details of Balls

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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(soft/foam, bouncy space ball - but won’t break or hurt) - Can be used in various ways, play generally, to encourage playing together, joint attention/ co-operation, rolling to each other, or moving into person’s line of sight, supporting person to focus on something (might not want to look at me/you but will engage with ball and where that is going).

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View full details of Beating the Virus

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booksbeyondwords.co.uk

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A short wordless story, that will help people to understand what to do if you have Coronavirus and how to keep yourself and those who you care about safe.

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View full details of Brief Intervention Worksheet

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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Steps that you can take with a person to perform a brief intervention

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View full details of Cannabis use - Easy read information

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Public Health England (National Archives)

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An easy-read booklet about the short and long term effects of using cannabis. There is also advice on giving up or cutting down.

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View full details of Care Homes and Supported Living Accommodation in Coventry and Warwickshire

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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These are a set of pictures of the different Care Homes and Supported Living Accommodations in Coventry and Warwickshire, which can be used to support understanding and decision-making various situations and scenario’s.

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View full details of 3 Keys to a Shared Approach in Mental Health Assessment (Flyer)

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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Flyer about the 3 Keys to a Shared Approach to good practice in assessing an individual's mental health problems. Also see: 3 Keys to a Shared Approach in Mental Health Assessment

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View full details of Detention - Also called Sectioned - An Easy Read Guide

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Department of Health (www.nhs.uk/easy-mentalhealthact)

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Easy read leaflets related to the Mental Health Act. A fact sheet is about detention and your rights.

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View full details of Days of the week and weekly planner

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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Days of the week and weekly planner

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View full details of Communication Difficulties Following a Stroke

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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A quick reference guide to communication difficulties following a Stroke

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View full details of Community Treatment Orders - Easy Read Guide

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Department of Health (www.nhs.uk/easy-mentalhealthact)

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Easy read leaflets related to the Mental Health Act. This fact sheet is about Community Treatment Orders and your rights.

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View full details of Corona virus restrictions - Resources to use with people with learning disabilities

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Learning Disability Professional Senate / bild.org.uk

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The Learning Disabilities Professional Senate has put together this collection of resources that may be useful to support people with learning disabilities during the coronavirus restrictions.

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View full details of Cue Cards in Community Languages

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Eastern Health (www.easternhealth.org.au)

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Cue Cards with images for the most common words used across health care. For use with those with little or no understanding of English. Not to be used in lieu of accredited interpreters, but can be used by clients/carers to communicate simple needs such as hunger, thirst, use of a telephone, request for a bible and by professionals to indicate simple instructions/concepts. Free resource to download, email details required.

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View full details of Coloured items

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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i.e., counters, magnets, coloured card, straws of sweets (smarties or Jelly Babies, be aware of allergies and diets). Can be used ice breaker game/ questions. Can add and adapt to be person and specific situation, need to be willing to talk about yourself too (appropriately).

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View full details of Clock Face (Digital)

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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Digital clock face

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View full details of Deafblind block alphabet

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deafblind.com

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How to write letters on the palm of a deafblind person's hand.

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View full details of Decision Making Agreement

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work

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Template for recording decisions, how a person is involved, who makes the final decision

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View full details of Decision Making Profile

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www.preparingforadulthood.org.uk

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Template to show how a person wants to receive information to make decisions & when is a good/bad time to make decisions

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View full details of Dementia Colouring – Daisy

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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Printable picture

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View full details of Dementia Colouring – Faberge Egg

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

Printable picture

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View full details of Dementia Colouring – Fruit Bowl

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

Printable picture

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View full details of Dementia Colouring – Ice Cream

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

Printable picture

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View full details of Communication cards

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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Used to support with communication, prompting, choice within Mental Capacity Assessments reviews and assessments

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View full details of Dementia Colouring – Teddy Bear

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

Printable picture

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View full details of Jelly Bean Tree

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

Exercise to encourage communication & help individuals identify where they are in life & perhaps where they would like to journey to & what that journey might look like.

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View full details of 3 Keys to a Shared Approach in Mental Health Assessment

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ADASS (Association of Directors of Adult Social Services)

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Booklet giving practical examples of three keys to a Shared Approach to good practice in assessing an individual’s mental health problems that reflect the views of a wide range of service users, carers and of service providers from both voluntary and statutory sectors.

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View full details of Four Plus One

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work

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Template to show what have we tried, learnt, are pleased about, are concerned about, what to do next

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View full details of Domestic abuse and coercive control – direct practice tools

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RiPfA (Research in Practice for Adults)

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Tools to develop workers knowledge and skills working in situations of coercive control

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View full details of Doughnut (MSP Toolkit)

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

Use this tool to clarify exactly what your role is, what actions you have responsibility/oversight for, what areas creativity and judgement can be used and where others are involved eg family, other professionals.

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View full details of Everyone is equal - Easy read factsheet

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Department of Health (www.nhs.uk/easy-mentalhealthact)

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Easy read leaflets related to the Mental Health Act. This fact sheet is about people being equal and your rights.

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View full details of Feeling down - looking after my mental health

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Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities (www.learningdisabilities.org.uk)

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Easy read, interactive guide to help people with learning disabilities to take care of their health with the support of their family, friends and support workers. includes tools to help people speak to their GP about their mental health, a diary to record your mood and how to get help.

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View full details of Emotions Eggs

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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Useful in emotions and reaction work, wishes and feelings, sharing lived experiences, reflection and asking opinions.

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View full details of Feelings About My Future

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Tower Hamlets Social Work Academy-Direct Work Resource Pack

Description

Page 407 - Worksheet help to explore feelings

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View full details of Feelings Dice

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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These are good to pose questions around feelings, understandings, questions, allowing people to opt out of verbal answers, easily recognisable and understood within learning disability work and older age.

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View full details of Fidget Toy

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

Great fidget toy but also good for people who struggle with concentration and direct engagement

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View full details of Font Sizes

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

Preferred font sizes

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View full details of Home Book

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

his book is useful to stage questions around home, placements, wishes and feelings within assessments and Mental Capacity Assessments. Light and slim to carry around and be portable. The concept of it can be easily reproduced to show reflection of the person’s current or future living environments.

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View full details of Homelessness and brain injury toolkit

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groundswell.org.uk

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The Toolkit is primarily aimed at staff and organisations working directly with people affected by street homelessness in Westminster, Hammersmith and Fulham and Kensington and Chelsea, but the information it contains may be helpful to anyone with an interest in the issue.

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View full details of Guardianship - Easy Read Factsheet

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Department of Health (www.nhs.uk/easy-mentalhealthact)

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Easy read leaflets related to the Mental Health Act. This fact sheet is about Guardianship and your rights.

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View full details of Guide for young people about Mental Health Tribunals

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Royal College of Psychologists (www.rcpsych.ac.uk)

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People who have been sectioned can apply to be released from hospital (this is called being discharged). This sort of application is called an appeal to the Mental Health Tribunal.

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View full details of Happy/Safe Grid (MSP Toolkit)

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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Work with the person/their representative to identify the safest strategies which also keep them satisfied and happy.

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View full details of Health conditions - Easy read guide

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Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities (www.learningdisabilities.org.uk)

Description

Range of guides on key medical conditions in an Easy Read format for people with learning disabilities

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View full details of Helping young people with learning disabilities to understand money

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arcuk.org.uk (Association for Real Change)

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A guide from The Money Advice Service about helping young people with learning disabilities to understand money

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View full details of Herbert Protocol - Missing Person

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West Midlands Police

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For people living with or caring for someone with Dementia. Information to help the police and other agencies locate the missing person as quickly as possible and return them to safety.

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View full details of Hints and Tips for Supporting People with a Visual Impairment

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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Hints and Tips for Supporting People with a Visual Impairment

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View full details of General Tips for Interacting with Deaf and Hard of Hearing

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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General Tips for Interacting with Deaf and Hard of Hearing

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View full details of Free Mapping Toolkit

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NHS National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse/Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (Coventry.gov.uk)

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Using a free map with a client/prisoner offers an opportunity to explore an area of their lives in an open and nonconfrontational manner to create a shared understanding of a particular issue.

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View full details of How am I feeling Scale and Emotional Cards

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

How am I feeling Scale and Emotional Cards

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View full details of How information about you is shared with your family, friends and carers - Easy Read Factsheet

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Department of Health (www.nhs.uk/easy-mentalhealthact)

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Easy read leaflets related to the Mental Health Act. Sharing my information with my family, friends and carers and my rights.

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View full details of I've made a new friend online

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Stop it Now UK & Ireland

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Easy read resources to help explain to and engage people in conversation about online safety

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View full details of Independent Mental Health Advocate - Easy Read Factsheet

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Department of Health (www.nhs.uk/easy-mentalhealthact)

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Easy read leaflets related to the Mental Health Act. What you need to know about Independent Mental Health Advocates.

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View full details of Information you must be given - Easy Read Factsheet

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Department of Health (www.nhs.uk/easy-mentalhealthact)

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Easy read leaflets related to the Mental Health Act. This fact sheet is about your right to know why you must stay in hospital.

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View full details of Good Day Bad Day

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work

Description

Template to show what is a good day, a bad day, what it will take to have more good days and less bad days

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View full details of Daily Affirmations

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

Exercises to attempt to bring a positive balance into someone’s life.

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View full details of Perfect Day

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work

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Template for thinking about how to make a perfect day, what ingredients are needed?

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View full details of My Chat Book

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Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Partnership Trust (access via www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

A Chat Book is a book of photos, paper reminders to record events, achievements, activities or things that are of interest to the client.

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View full details of Leaving the ward - Easy Read Factsheet

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Department of Health (www.nhs.uk/easy-mentalhealthact)

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Easy read leaflets related to the Mental Health Act. This fact sheet tells you about leaving the hospital ward where you are detained.

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View full details of Lego

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

This is depending on whether the person is a Lego fan! Lots of adults like Lego, playing with Lego, building choosing mini figures and having busy hands and also conversation starters around aspirations, who have you made? What do you enjoy?

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View full details of LGBT identities, gender, sexuality, sexual health and relationships

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LGBT Health & Wellbeing (www.lgbthealth.org.uk)

Description

Useful resources on LGBT identities, gender, sexuality, sexual health and relationships

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View full details of Life is

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

Series of Life is statements

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View full details of Lifeways Communication Card

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

Pictures of the different Care Homes and Supported Living Accommodations in Coventry and Warwickshire, which can be used to support understanding and decision-making various situations and scenario’s

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View full details of Magnets

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

Good for fidget toy and can be used to name and talk about strengths and build things with.

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View full details of Making Safeguarding Personal (MSP) Toolkit

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Coventry City Council (Intranet)

Description

A toolkit for Frontline Staff, Supervisors and Managers to support the different stages of the safeguarding process, includes all the tools and explanations of how to use them

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View full details of Memory Cards

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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Age appropriate for use in adult services, helps create a shared activity space, ice breaking or allowing someone a chance to relax before an assessment process to build relationships.

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View full details of Mental Health Units in Coventry and Warwickshire

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

A set of pictures of the different Mental Health Units in Coventry and Warwickshire.

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View full details of Months of the Year

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

Months of the Year

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View full details of Motivation and Ambivalence

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psychologytools.com

Description

The Motivation And Ambivalence worksheets encourages clients to reflect upon the advantages and costs of changing vs. not changing

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View full details of Music for Dementia

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Music for Dementia

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A guide for social workers on how to embed music in social care plans for people living with dementia.

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View full details of My Best Hopes – Thought Bubbles

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NSPCC

Description

Page 37 & Worksheet 97 - Tool to use with children and young people to establish what is wanted.

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View full details of Puppet

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

Used in social story work, role play and conversations, turn taking and supporting expression of lived experiences.

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View full details of Perfect Week

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work

Description

Template to record what a perfect week would look like

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View full details of National Register of Communication Professionals

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NRCPD.org.uk

Description

National Registers of Communication Professionals working with Deaf and Deafblind People

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View full details of Older people with sight and hearing loss

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Sense.org.uk

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Information guides for supporting Older People with sight & hearing loss, including Fill in the Gaps Checklist and Seeing Me booklet.

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View full details of One Page Profile

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

A good one page profile makes you feel like you have met the person just from reading it. It can also help other professionals, of which there can be many, (some who may never have met the person!) to understand what matters to them.

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View full details of OT & Physio Equipment

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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Images of the variety of equipment available to support someone within their home.

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View full details of People figures

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

These are great when talking about self, others, families and planning work and group/MDT involvement

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View full details of People making decisions for you - Easy Read Factsheet

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Department of Health (www.nhs.uk/easy-mentalhealthact)

Description

Easy read leaflets related to the Mental Health Act. What you need to know about people making decisions for you.

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View full details of My Life Story

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Dementia UK

Description

Life Story work is an activity in which the person with dementia is supported by staff and family members to gather and review their past life events and build a personal biography. It is used to help the person understand their past experiences and how they have coped with events in their life.

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View full details of My Life Now: Individual Assessment and Planning Tool for Young Carers

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Carers Trust (carers.org)

Description

An individual Assessment and Planning Tool for Young Carers. The tools include both an in depth and quick assessment wheel and a framework for setting goals.

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View full details of Person Centred Thinking Tools

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Helen Sanderson Associates

Description

A set of easy to use templates that are used to give structure to conversations. Using them is a practical way to capture information that feeds into care and support planning, as well as to improve understanding, communication and relationships.

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View full details of Personal Budgets – easy read

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People First (www.peoplefirstinfo.org.uk)

Description

Guide on Personal Budgets for people with a learning disability

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View full details of Picture Stories

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

Exercise idea to enable someone to talk about their situation or emotional state to begin to identify some of the main issues in their lives and begin to discuss ways forward

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View full details of Power and Control Wheel - People with disabilities and their care givers

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National Centre on Domestic and Sexual Violence (www.ncdsv.org)

Description

The pattern of actions that an individual uses to intentionally control or dominate the person they provide care for.

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View full details of Power and Control Wheel – Domestic Abuse

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Domestic Abuse Intervention Project (DAIP)

Description

The pattern of actions that an individual uses to intentionally control or dominate their intimate partner.

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View full details of Presence to Contribution

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work

Description

Template for recording an activity and way will contribute

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View full details of My Life Story example

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

Example of a Life Story in which the person with dementia is supported by staff and family members to gather and review their past life events and build a personal biography.

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View full details of Professionals Cards

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

Cue cards with images for different professions

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View full details of Key Ring Swatch Images

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

Images & words that can be made into a key ring

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View full details of The Hair Tool

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BASW (British Association of Social Workers)

Description

The hair tool helps to check social workers' knowledge and skills in working with adults with learning disability. It supports the capabilities statement for social work with adults with learning disability.

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View full details of SafeSurfing

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Mencap.org.uk

Description

Easy read resources to help explain to and engage people in conversation about online safety

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View full details of Scaling Card – I Can Do

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

Scaling Card – I Can Do

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View full details of Sensory loss support during the Covid-19 pandemic

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hi-vis.org

Description

information and resources to help those supporting or caring for an older person with Dual Sensory Impairment (DSI) during this COVID-19 emergency and the Government’s guidance on social distancing and social isolating.

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View full details of Sexual health easy read leaflets

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Sexual Health D&G (www.sexualhealthdg.co.uk)

Description

Sexual health easy read leaflets

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View full details of Sharing your information with professionals - Easy Read Factsheet

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Department of Health (www.nhs.uk/easy-mentalhealthact)

Description

Easy read leaflets related to the Mental Health Act. This fact sheet is about your rights and sharing your information with professionals.

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View full details of Social Work practice with carers – individual tools and guides

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RiPfA (Research in Practice for Adults)

Description

A range individual tools and guides for Social Work practice with carers

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View full details of Social Workers Toolbox for direct work with children and adults – Social Workers Toolbox.com (Edita Stiborova)

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Socialworkerstoolbox.com

Description

Social Workers Toolbox for direct work with children and adults – Social Workers Toolbox.com (Edita Stiborova)

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View full details of Solution Focused Approaches Helpful Questions

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

Helpful questions for working in social care when using Solution Focused Approaches

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View full details of Social Work practice with older people resources

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RiPfA (Research in Practice for Adults)

Description

Useful links and resources Social Work practice with older people resources

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View full details of Solution focused practice toolkit

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NSPCC

Description

Toolkit provides inspiration for worksheets and activities to use, adapt or devise for the children and young people you work with, helping people move towards the future that they want and to learn what can be done differently by using their existing skills, strategies and ideas – rather than focusing on the problem.

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View full details of Stages of Change

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psychologytools.com

Description

The Stages Of Change model is helpful for conceptualizing the mental states of individuals at different stages of their change journey.

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View full details of Story Cubes

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

Conversation aid, self-reflection, sharing news, gaining an insight into a persons’ interests and topics of favourite conversations. Support conversation and turn taking and or guessing games.

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View full details of Story Rocks

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

Used with emotions, wishes and feelings, creating story space and understanding self-work. Can be made by yourself using permeant pens and stones which you could collect on a walk with your service user. Great for ice breaking sessions or no verbal conversations.

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View full details of Supporting confident social work practice with people living with dementia

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RiPfA (Research in Practice for Adults)

Description

Practice Tools for supporting confident social work practice with people living with dementia

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View full details of Ten Important Things

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

Description

Ten important things Social Workers and Social Workers in Training should bear in mind when carrying out their supportive practice.

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View full details of The Ecomap

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Socialworkerstoolbox.com

Description

A Social Work Assessment Tool - useful way of identifying all of the systems at play in the family’s life

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View full details of Questions to ask when you are detained - Easy Read Factsheet

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Department of Health (www.nhs.uk/easy-mentalhealthact)

Description

Easy read leaflets related to the Mental Health Act. Questions for you to ask if you are detained under the Mental Health Act.

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View full details of Questions for your family to ask when you are detained - Easy Read Factsheet

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Department of Health (www.nhs.uk/easy-mentalhealthact)

Description

Easy read leaflets related to the Mental Health Act.

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View full details of What am I looking at online?

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Stop it Now UK & Ireland

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Easy read resources to help explain to and engage people in conversation about online safety

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View full details of What is Dementia?

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Down's Syndrome Scotland/The Learning Exchange

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Easy-read booklet about dementia which could be used to help someone with a learning disability understand the diagnosis

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View full details of This Is Me

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Alzheimer’s Society

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'This is me' can be used to record details about a person who can't easily share information about themselves.

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View full details of Top ten traits of emotional resilient people

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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Top ten traits of emotional resilient people

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View full details of Top Tips for Managing Difficult Individuals

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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Top tips for managing difficult individuals

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View full details of Twiddle Muff Pattern

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University Hospital Bristol

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A knitted muff with different textures and items attached which a patient with dementia can fiddle with.

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View full details of Visiting - Easy Read Factsheet

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Department of Health (www.nhs.uk/easy-mentalhealthact)

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Easy read leaflets related to the Mental Health Act. This fact sheet is about your right to have visitors when you are detained in hospital.

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View full details of Visiting Someone With Dementia

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Focus Independent Adult Social Work/Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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Suggestions for visiting someone with Dementia

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View full details of Thermal transfer printers

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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After completing a direct work session, or creating picture exchange cards as you go, or even leaving someone a copy of the assessment you have completed, these types of printers are portable, small and instant. They require till receipt rolls and no ink and produce high quality photos in black and white.

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View full details of The role of the social worker and people with learning disabilities (easy read)

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BASW (British Association of Social Workers)

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Easy read guide about the role of the social worker and people with learning disabilities

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View full details of What is Occupational Therapy?

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Royal College of Occupational Therapists (www.rcot.co.uk)

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Information about Occupational Therapist an how they support people

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View full details of What to do when someone dies – Practical guide for professionals

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Bereavement Advice Centre (www.bereavementadvice.org)

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Booklet which provides practical information for the bereaved from the moment of death, through the issuing of a medical certificate or referral to a coroner, registration, thinking about a funeral and on to informing organisations of the death and dealing with money matters

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View full details of What's Working?/Not Working?

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Coventry City Council (www.coventry.gov.uk)

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Template to record what's working and not working and what needs to happen next.

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View full details of Who is Important to Me

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NSPCC

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Page 67 & Worksheet 111 - Use this as a tool to discuss the people in the child’s life who can help them to achieve their best hopes, and how they can be of help.

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View full details of Widgit Online

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Widgit.com

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Create, print, share and translate symbol materials online (Coventry City Council Adults services have licences). Also see Widgit Online - How to guide

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View full details of Your decisions and wishes in advance - Easy Read Factsheet

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Department of Health (www.nhs.uk/easy-mentalhealthact)

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Easy read leaflets related to the Mental Health Act. What you need to know about advance decisions and wishes and your rights.

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View full details of This is a me – a support tool to enable person centred care

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Alzheimer's Society

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'This is me' can be used to record details about a person who can't easily share information about themselves.

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View full details of Your treatment and Care Plan - Easy Read Factsheet

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Department of Health (www.nhs.uk/easy-mentalhealthact)

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Easy read leaflets related to the Mental Health Act. This fact sheet tells you about your medical treatment and your rights.

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