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CQC Inspections

CQC Inspections

We had a great time developing a new set of pictures in partnership with the Care Quality Commission. Amongst other things, every health and care service in England is inspected by them to make sure it is up-to-scratch. Sometimes this involves going into people’s homes to find out about the care they get. We wanted to create pictures that help people understand and feel comfortable about this, and to have an idea of what to expect when the CQC do an inspection in their home. As always it can get a bit emotional acting some of these things out but we...

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Coronavirus

Coronavirus

It's all over the news - Coronavirus. To help anyone trying to make easy read information about this spreading virus, we have just added some new pictures - including infection control and medication. We do try and keep up to date with current affairs as they happen, that's one of the great things about having an online picture library.

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Spring Update

Spring Update

Spring is in the air and we’ve made some changes to our subscriptions. There is a new Team Subscription aimed at departments or small teams that want two or three people to have access to photosymbols. We recognise that often one licence is not enough but 10 is too many, so we hope this new option proves popular. We added additional users for medium and large organisations as this has been requested a lot over the last few years. The Commercial Design subscription now includes the same available discounts as our other subscriptions - up to 50%. This subscription is available...

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Healthy Choices

Healthy Choices

It’s January 2020. A new year and a new decade. Lots of people are thinking about getting more exercise and eating well. It’s no different for us here at Photosymbols. Diet and fitness plans have been made and we plan to get in shape. We also added some new pictures to the library about food choices and what makes a balanced diet. We had a lot of fun talking about our favourite foods and what we would put in our shopping basket. We enjoyed talking about which foods are good to eat more of - and which to cut down....

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