Skills for Care

COVID-19 has resulted in the workforce having to adapt the ways they care for people and some of these changes have been challenging for different groups of people.

Identified challenges

Wearing face coverings, sanitising hands and maintaining social distancing.


We've developed a guide in partnership with East Sussex County Council (ESCC), to support people with learning disabilities and autistic people with COVID-19 challenges.


Supporting individuals with face coverings and other COVID-19 related challenges
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This guide aims to help the workforce adapt their behaviour to support people they’re caring for adapt to COVID-19 challenges so they can safely continue to socialise and get involved with activities.


Further resources  

These resources cover a range of topics from COVID-19, communication, face coverings, handwashing and other PPE topics. They include easy read documents, videos, social stories and webinars.