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Flu vaccination: easy-read flu vaccination resources

Easy-read guides providing information on influenza (flu) and vaccination.

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Protect yourself from flu: easy-read poster

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Protect yourself from flu: easy-read leaflet

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Having your flu vaccination during a pandemic: easy-read poster

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Easy-read poster and leaflet

These resources are aimed at people who have, or care for someone with, a learning disability. They provide advice on:

  • the flu virus and why you need a vaccine every year
  • signs of flu
  • flu jabs and where to get one

People with a learning disability, and their carers, can get a free flu jab from their doctor or pharmacist. Some people with autism may also be eligible for a free flu vaccination.

You can order the easy-read leaflet using code: EASYREADFLU1

You can order the easy-read poster using code: EASYREADFLU2

Easy-read guide to having your vaccination during a pandemic

This flyer is for people with a learning disability, to help them understand:

  • how to get their flu vaccination
  • what to expect at the appointment

You can order the easy-read guide to having your flu vaccination using product code: EASYREADFLU3

Flu vaccination video for people with a learning disability

Flu vaccination video for people with a learning disability

A short video about the importance of the flu vaccination for people with a learning disability and autistic people with certain health conditions. The film explains why it is important to have it every year, who is eligible for a free vaccine, and where to get the vaccine. It also explains why providers of the vaccine need to make reasonable adjustments.

Flu vaccinations for carers of people with a learning disability

Flu vaccinations for carers of people with a learning disability

A short video for carers of people with a learning disability about the importance of vaccinating themselves and the people they care for.

The video explains why it is important to have it every year, who is eligible for a free vaccine, where you can get the vaccine and the reasonable adjustments carers might need for the person they care for.

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Published 6 August 2015
Last updated 3 November 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added 2 videos and 'Why you might have to wait for your flu vaccine: easy-read guide'.

  2. Added the easy-read flu vaccination during a pandemic flyer.

  3. Added updated easy read flu poster and leaflet for 2020 to 2021.

  4. Added Easy Read flu poster.

  5. Added 'Easy read' version of winter flu leaflet.

  6. Leaflet revised for the Annual flu programme 2017 to 2018.

  7. Revised to include information for those with visual impairment.

  8. First published.