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.

 

Top tips on preparing your child for returning to school after the summer holidays and lockdown

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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