Health and Wellbeing Information

Health and Wellbeing Information

Health and Wellbeing Information

We are currently experiencing unprecedented times and the challenges associated with self-isolating can put extra pressure on our mental wellbeing.  We have included below some useful information to support you and your child.

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Activities to support mental being

Beating Your Worries is a useful booklet to use to support your child if they are struggling with anxiety while in lockdown. It is produced by Sophie Wragg and is aimed at children aged 9 +.

 

Andrew Hall, Safeguarding consultant, has recommended the following resources:

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice and support for parents and carers (NSPCC)

The NSPCC has created a number of resources to support parents and carers during this difficult time. Topics include:

·         Talking to a child worried about coronavirus

·         Parents working from home

·         Children staying home alone

·         Lockdown and separated parents

·         How to cope with tantrums and other difficult behaviour

The advice can be found on the NSPCC website here: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/coronavirus-advice-suppport-children-families-parents/

 Andrew Hall – also recommends the following resources for parents and carers (Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health)

The college have identified a range of useful websites and information to help parents and children at this time. The website can be found here: https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/resources/covid-19-resources-parents-carers

The webpage can also be downloaded as a pdf here: https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/sites/default/files/generated-pdf/document/COVID-19—resources-for-parents-and-carers.pdf

Stay at home activities for children and young people
https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/resources/stay-home-activities-children-young-people