ADVICE FOR PARENTS DURING COVID-19

Frequenty Asked Questions updated 04/09/2020

Medical Advice:
This poster contains advice for parents about when to seek medical advice for children.

Wellbeing:

Young Minds - Talking to your child about Coronavirus and 10 tips from their Parents Helpline to support family wellbeing.

Covibook – an interactive resource designed to support and reassure children aged 7 and under, designed to help children explain and draw the emotions that they might be experiencing (different languages).

Carers UK - Guidance for carers.

The following link is a Coronavirus storybook for children from UNHCR to help children aged 6-11 cope with coronavirus. The book is available online and as an audiobook and is currently available in six languages, with over 30 more planned. You can access multiple language versions.

Bereavement:
Information to help bereaved families, friends or next of kin make important decisions.

Resources for Children and Young People:
Child Bereavement UK (CBUK) has provided details of resources that they have produced for children and young people to access.

MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND FAMILIES

Child and Adolescent and Mental Health Services (CAMHS) has compiled a Family Resource Pack of support for positive Mental Health and Wellbeing during this period.

COVID-19 Resource pack:
Signposting to a range of information, support and tools to promote positive emotional wellbeing, during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Positive Parenting Guidance:
Here are tips from the positive parenting field that may help parents and children get along better during this difficult time when everyone is closer together for longer.

Young Person’s COVID-19 Leaflet:
Cheat Sheet for Young People - tips and ideas for looking after your Mental Health and Wellbeing

TRADING STANDARDS ADVICE

Please see attached summary from Trading Standards of COVID-19 related fraudulent activity along with tips on how to spot a scam and where to report/get help.