In these challenging times we need to focus on maintaining children’s and adult’s mental health. Some of the resources below will help you talk to your child and help your child talk to you about how they are feeling and some general well-being advice about having to stay in for you and your children.
BBC Newsround has a comprehensive section on coronavirus with text and video guidance on tips if a child is worried, how to wash their hands and what self-isolation means.
Childmind has advice on how to talk to your child.
Health for Kids has age appropriate information to explain the coronavirus
Health for Kids: Grownups has information to help parents and carers explain the coronavirus to their children
Health for Teens has age appropriate information to explain the coronavirus
The NSPCC Speak out Stay safe programme gives children the knowledge and understanding they need to stay safe from abuse and neglect.
Health and advice
Online referral facility to the School Nursing Service
Public Health Nursing duty line where you can access the School Nursing Service
09.00-17.00 hours on 0300 123 7572 for advice and guidance.
Families First is the place to go for information, advice and guidance on local and national services for families, parents and carers.
Asthma UK for advice and support regarding living with asthma .
Angels Autism and ADHD advice and support
OK Rehab specialist drug and alcohol treatment provider
Oak Learning Academy (As recommended by Department of Education)