Covid-19 vaccination support for people with a learning disability

Covid-19 vaccination support for people with a learning disability

Jigsaw Events is a small charity that provides a range of support to people with a learning disability in Sandwell.Jigsaw is working with Sandwell Council to support the vaccine roll-out to people with a learning disability in the borough, including getting the booster jab.  Details of the service has been updated to include the location of walk-in centres in in the borough.

Jigsaw can help anyone with a learning disability who is referred, to:

  • Book an appointment
  • Send a letter to remind them of the time and place of an appointment
  • Make sure their GP practice know they have a learning disability
  • Talk to a resident who has concerns around the Covid-19 vaccine
  • Help work to work out a travel plan to get to the vaccination centre
  • Send a reminder on the day
  • Provide easy read information about the vaccine
  • Have a follow-up conversation about how they got on.

To make a referral, please call 07543 194887 or email jigsawadmin@myphone.coop.

 

 

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