General Guidance on the Coronavirus & Wellbeing

General Information on the Coronavirus 

This government site provides several links to a variety of sources of information for health professionals and other organisations.

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/coronavirus-covid-19-list-of-guidance

WHO  Mental Health Considerations during COVID-19 Outbreak attached with links to Managing your Stress and Psychological First Aid for front line staff.

Further information is also provided in the YouTube link below. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDx1LKkk5c4

Information on the virus in British Sign Language 

https://www.signhealth.org.uk/coronavirus/

Information from Learning Disability England containing links to easy read guidance from the Downs Syndrome Association, Mencap, Inclusion Europe 

https://www.learningdisabilityengland.org.uk/news/information-on-the-coronavirus/

Resource from the Refugee Council with guidance in the following languages:

Albanian; Arabic; Bengali; Dari; Farsi; French; Hindi; Kurdish Sorani; Mandarin; Pashto; Portuguese; Spanish; Turkish; Urdu; Vietnamese

The guidance is based on the government’s [UK] updated advice and health information. 

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/193qQN9l04Dvf0N9L5zeWTiXK_DRbrAxg

Information for children 

https://www.unicef.org/coronavirus/how-talk-your-child-about-coronavirus-covid-19

https://www.unicef.org/coronavirus/how-teachers-can-talk-children-about-coronavirus-disease-covid-19

 Psychological information advice and support. 

https://www.rcot.co.uk/staying-well-when-social-distancing

This link contains links to articles by several psychologists. 

https://thepsychologist.bps.org.uk/volume-33/april-2020/coronavirus-psychological-perspectives?fbclid=IwAR1v1N-Ly3MsqGyfZN7WAuLd57MrYG_6h6ewAYXLk_IPd5EclYzLOGPk2co 

https://metro.co.uk/2020/03/13/cope-coronavirus-anxiety-12392249/ 

Reducing social isolation, guidance on using video calling.

https://www.learnmyway.com/courses/video-calling/