COVID-19 resources

General resources


COVID-19 resources

The coronavirus vaccine is safe and effective and will give you the best protection against the virus.

NHS - COVID-19 vaccination - conversations at Share Community


Further information on COVID-19 vaccines from the NHS and Public Health England

Easy read guide from Public Health England explaining all about the vaccine

A short film for people with a learning disability and their carers which describes what a vaccine is, how they are made and why you should get one:

Information about vaccines: For people with a learning disability and autistic people

Mencap have created a pdf easy read guide explaining all about face coverings.

Xula have developed transparent, certified, reusable masks to help people communicate more easily. Those with learning disabilities and other conditions benefit from being able to see the speaker's face. We're delighted to share a discount with friends of Share for 15%, just order from and put Share15 in the promo code box.

If you can't wear a mask and you're worried about travel please click here to download a PDF template from Keep Safe UK and cut out one of the cards to show. Each card explains a different reason why it’s ok for you to not wear a mask. 

From Beyond Words: When someone dies from coronavirus: a guide for families and carers - a guide for families and carers to support conversations about how to respond when somebody dies from coronavirus

Guidance for households with a possible infection

General coronavirus patient advice in different languages 

Advice for autistic people and their families from the National Autistic Society

General resources

The Samaritans can be contacted 24 hours a day by calling 116 123.

Lambeth Mental Health Crisis Support 0800 731 2864 (Option 1)

Adults with Learning disabilities – social care - Lambeth 020 7926 5555

Lambeth Information, Advice and Support Service (IASS) provides free, impartial and confidential information about education, health and social care for children, young people, and their parents relating to special educational needs and disability. They can support and advise on a broad range of educational issues including Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs); SEN support children and young people in schools; and exclusions.

Adults with Learning disabilities – social care -Wandsworth 020 8871 6000

General advice is available from Citizen's Advice Wandsworth