The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health have identified a range of useful websites and information to help parents and carers at this time. The website can be found here: https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/resources/covid-19-resources-parents-carers.
The Safeguarding Children’s Board have produced this newsletter. It includes useful information for parents during the coronavirus. In particular, it gives important advice about when to seek medical help for your child. Please click here for more information.
The Government has recently published this ‘guidance document for parents on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus virus (COVID-19) pandemic’. It provides information on ways in which you can look after your own mental health; helping children and young people cope with stress; how children and young people of different ages may react;how to support children with disabilities and health issues; bullying and where to get further advice and support. Click here for more information.
The Incredible Years have published a set of ‘refrigerator Notes’ entitled ‘Keeping Calm and Providing Supportive Parenting during the Coronavirus written by Carolyn Webster-Stratton, PhD. It contains some useful information about talking to your children and how to manage school closures. Click here for more information.
The Government have released a set of ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ and answers about the Coronavirus. Click here for more information.
Closure of Educational settings: Information for parents and carers
The Government are continuing to provide information regarding coronavirus (COVID-19), this can be found by accessing the above link. For a summary of this document please click on this link.