This page has links to useful information in easy read.
What is Domestic Abuse?
An easy read guide from IDAS telling you what domestic abuse is and how you can get help What-is-domestic-abuse-easy-read.pdf (safeguardingadults.co.uk)
A Place to Call Home: Information about finding a home and living well
Top tips from KeyRing self-advocates. This booklet will help you think about what you want and need if you are thinking about moving home. You should fill this in with someone who knows you well.
An easy read guide about what carbon monoxide is, spotting the signs of carbon monoxide and how to keep safe.
An easy read guide to Warm and Well in North Yorkshire. Find out how they can help you keep your home warm.
We have developed some useful tips on how to save money and stay warm in winter.
Learn more about money and how to look after yours in our activity pack.
You can use this activity pack to learn more about what to to do if something unexpected happens when you are at home alone.
Human Rights and Keeping Safe
Self-advocates worked with Inclusion North to make these Human Rights Activity Packs. The packs are to to help people have conversations about human rights. You can look at them on your computer or tablet or you can print them out.
Self-advocates worked with North Yorkshire Safeguarding Adults Board to make some booklets about Keeping Safe. There are 3 easy read booklets:
- Book 1 What is Abuse
- Book 2 Speaking up about Abuse
- Book 3 Reporting Abuse
You can also listen to the booklets as audio guides.
Listen to a podcast from self-advocates about safeguarding. In this episode self-advocates talk to Laura Watson from the Safeguarding Adults Board. Laura answers questions on abuse and how to report it.
This easy read guide from North Yorkshire Police explains what is a hate crime and how to report it.
Listen to a podcast from self-advocates about hate crime and how to report it.
Listen to a podcast from self-advocates about hidden disabilities. They talk about sunflower lanyards and Safe Places
Information about Safe Places in North Yorkshire and how to become a member.
Friendships and relationships
These tips were developed by the Keeping in Touch Task Group. They suggest you can use technology to support people who live in care to keep in touch and have safe catch ups with family and loved ones.
KeyRing Self-advocacy support team made these cards to support people to stay safe in online friendship and relationships.
Easy read and accessible information
Watch these videos by self-advocates about why easy read information matters.
This guide explains how you can make good easy read information.
Tips from self-advocates on how to make presentations more effective and easier to understand.
We have created a good meeting guide to help you when organising and holding meetings.
Self-advocates have put together their top tips for easy read surveys.
The word-bank explains difficult words used at meetings.
These activity packs help you find out more about getting health care. There are activities about annual health checks, where to get care when you are unwell and taking medication.
These activity packs help you find out more about getting active, including exercises to try and information about accessible activities
These activity packs help you find out more about eating well. You can find out about lots of different things including fibre, food labels and eating your five-a-day.
Annual Health Checks
You can watch this video to find out all about annual health checks
Here are some really useful guides for self-advocates, family carers and supporters:
Click on the links below for some easy read activity sheets about healthy eating
- Staying healthy questions
- Staying healthy - true or false
- Staying healthy - wordsearch
- Healthy eating - wordsearch
- Which food will you choose?
- Keeping healthy quiz
Links to lots of accessible information about Covid-19 and the vaccine.
Easy read activity packs with ideas to help you think of ways to stay mentally well and who to talk to if you are feeling unhappy, lonely, depressed or anxious.