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.
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