The A2D Together Folder for People with a Disability
(Easy English Factsheet)
Going to hospital can be very stressful!
You might be worried and scared.
Your parent or carer may be worried too.
In hospital you will get asked a lot of questions.
Different people in hospital might ask the same questions.
This can be frustrating!
When in hospital you need to be looked after.
The A2D Together Folder tells people how to look after you.
The folder has important information about you.
It will help hospital staff to look after you.
A folder can help you be less worried in hospital.
The folder will have your medical information.
It will have your address.
It can have your parent or carer’s name and phone number.
It will say what can make you sick.
It will tell people what can make you upset.
It will tell people how best to talk with you.
It will tell people what you do and don’t like.
It will tell people how you like to be helped.
A User’s Perspective
Watch the video below.
Listen to Anne Funke.
She is Mitchell’s Mum.
Mitchell took his A2D Together Folder to hospital.
Anne will tell you how the folder helped.
Anne felt less worried.
The folder told the nurses and doctor how to care for Mitchell.
The folder keeps all Mitchell’s information together.
The folder made Mitchell’s
time in hospital better.