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 AutonoMe Coronavirus Response Information 

In response to the recent escalation of UK Government's Coronavirus strategy and the challenging months ahead we’re likely to face, Autonome are offering a slimmed-down version of AutonoMe for FREE to vulnerable people such as people with Learning Disabilities, Mental Health needs and Care Leavers and others in the UK.

AutonoMe is offering free use of their App through this period (see below) – which supports vulnerable people with daily tasks.

AutonoMe is a paid service usually only available to people with Learning Disabilities; however in response to the recent escalation of UK Governments Coronavirus strategy and the challenging months ahead, we are offering a slimmed-down version of AutonoMe for FREE to vulnerable people such as people with Learning Disabilities, Mental Health needs, Care Leavers, Young Homeless and others in the UK who need support with independent living skills.

AutonoMe will provide, through our App, free access to our online library of instructional videos and reminders. All of our videos demonstrate skills for independent living and fall into 4 categories; cooking, cleaning, personal hygiene, safety and security including how to properly wash your hands. We’re available 24/7 and work across iOS and Android smart devices.  

Access to AutonoMe can support people through the Coronavirus Pandemic by:

  1. Reducing the need for staff and PAs to have close contact
  2. Enabling staff and PAs to focus on those who most need support
  3. Providing consistency at a time when support teams may be unfamiliar

 The process for accessing AutonoMe for FREE  is as follows:

1.Go to the AutonoMe website and complete a short referral form

2.They will contact you and arrange a time for training and setup

3.They will provide remote training for staff and the person to install and use the app as well as training for staff in how best to support someone to start using AutonoMe

4.They will be available for support on support@autono.me.uk

 

CLICK HERE TO MAKE A REFERRAL 

AutonoMe are offering access to AutonoMe instructional videos to anyone in the UK who needs support with independent living skills;  please do pass on this information to any relevant partners or teams. 

Useful links

Current advice provided by the Government using the following link to

www.gov.uk

 Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for social care  SCIE-   Social Care Institute for Excellence -

COVID-19: residential care, supported living and home care

guidance


Social care provider resilience during COVID-19:

guidance to commissioners

East Riding of Yorkshire Council logo
Humberside Police logo

Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust logo
East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group Logo