Health & Social Care Resources

This hub is full of helpful resources written by individuals, organisations and groups across Scotland working to improve Inclusive Communications.

The links in this hub will take you to external websites. Please be advised that these links are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only.

Pick from the following resources related to Health and Social Care:

Acoustics and Hearing Loss (Edit) Hearing Link

Adult Support and Protection Communication Toolkit (Edit) Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists

Blindness: RNIB; employing a visually impaired person (Edit) RNIB

Communication for Health (Edit) NHS Fife

Dyslexia Alert Cards (Edit) Aurora Betony

Easy Health (Edit) Easyhealth was made so that people know where to find ‘accessible’ health information . ‘Accessible’ information is information that uses easy words with pictures.

Five Good Communication Standards (Edit) Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists

Hospital Passport – For people with learning disabilities coming into hospital (Edit) NHS Borders Learning Disability Team

Making Communication Even Better (Edit) NHS Education for Scotland

Relationships and Sexual Wellbeing Policy (Edit) Scottish Autism

Scottish Autism’s Friendly Format policy on Relationships and Sexual Wellbeing (Edit) Scottish Autism (Adapted with kind permission from NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde by Common Knowledge)

Scottish Autism’s Friendly Format policy on Relationships and Sexual Wellbeing (Edit) Scottish Autism (Adapted with kind permission from NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde by Common Knowledge)

Scottish Autism’s prompt sheet (Edit) To aid discussion about Relationships & Sexual Wellbeing at Care Plan Review

Scottish Autism’s Relationships & Sexual Wellbeing Policy and Best Practice Guidance (Edit) Scottish Autism (Adapted with kind permission from NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde by Common Knowledge)

The ‘Joe’ Report (Edit) Inclusive Communication in Scotland (ICiS) project on behalf of Communication Forum Scotland (CFS)

The Communication Board Game (Edit) Focus Games

The National Autistic Society – Too Much Information (Edit) Campaign that aims to raise awareness about how things such as public spaces can be overwhelming and unpredictable to someone with autism.

The Participation Toolkit (Edit) Scottish Health Council

The Scottish Centre of Technology for the Communication Impaired (SCTCI) (Edit) NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Understanding Disability (Edit) Scottish Accessible Information Forum (SAIF)

Writing for a Dyslexic Audience (Edit) Aurora Betony