Coronavirus (COVID-19): support for parents and carers to keep children safe online Whilst there are huge benefits to being online in order to stay connected to family and friends during this period, the government recognises many parents may feel concerned about the activities and content their children are accessing. This guidance outlines resources to help keep children safe from different risks online and where to go to receive support and advice.
Dog, Duck and CatResources for use with your children based on safeguarding, resilience and risks. Use the parent tab for free resources to support!
BEAM Sandwell Drop-In ServiceA problem shared is a problem halved – you're not alone. Something on your mind? We’re an emotional health and well-being service for young people. Come to one of our drop-in services across the Sandwell area and talk to us about how you're feeling. We’re here to listen and support you!
Seven Ways to Help Pupil Mental HealthSchool closures might be harder or some students than others. Play therapist, Roisin Robinson, offers some suggestions of ways to promote positive mental health
Self Isolation WebsiteSelf-isolation and social distancing can have an enormous impact on our health and wellbeing. If you can, sticking to a schedule and keeping busy are ways to minimise this impact on our overall physical and mental health. These links will hopefully give you ideas of how to fill the time when stuck in-doors. We will be regularly updating them so keep checking in!
Yoga at HomeAre you caring for your own or someone else’s children during lockdown? Whether you are familiar with yoga or it is all new to you, yoga is a great way to introduce something new to your children and encourage the benefits of mindfulness and relaxation. Maudesport has developed a FREE resource that will help you and your children to enjoy yoga practise quickly and easily.
Advice for Parents During Coronavirus
The NHS has produced a video version of their NHS universal services campaign. It offers advice for parents and carers when their children are unwell.