Well Being during Covid 19

This will be a testing time for many of us. We all need to get through this change to our lives together by sharing advice and support with each other. Yours and your children’s well-being is important. While the sun shines it is a little easier to get children outside to play but as the lock down takes effect it will become increasingly difficult. Please keep in touch via email if you feel there is anything we can do to support you.


Please look at some resources below that you may find useful:

 

 

Children's Mental Health Week
 
Many resources for parents to complete at home can be found on this website. 

https://www.childrensmentalhealthweek.org.uk/

Parenting Podcasts

 

Some of the Parenting Workers and Family workers across Cornwall have put together a series of podcasts to support parenting. So far, there are seven episodes which are about 30 minutes each. 

Find them here… https://www.supportincornwall.org.uk/kb5/cornwall/directory/advice.page?id=0DHJ7BJUrsI 

Episodes include: child led play, parenting tool box, picking our battles, importance of routines, getting back into a routine, and good ways of keeping calm

 

Bereavement Support
 
Do talk to us, we can help you and your child. 
 
We have received training from Penhaligon's Friends.
 
Click below for a selection of practical ideas to support well-being
E-Books
 
A selection of e-books to support children in understanding Coronavirus and to develop their understanding of why life is a little different at the moment. 
 
https://www.theschoolrun.com/best-childrens-books-about-coronavirus

One Decision are offering regular emails for home learning activities.  Free to sign up for daily emails:

https://www.1decision.co.uk/1decision-home-learning 

Here is a great story to help children with worries
Everybody Worries by John Burgerman

Emotional and Resilience Support from Cornwall Council 

 
 
Mind
Gives you useful guidance if you are worried about staying home, self-isolating, staying indoors, continuing to take your medication ...
 
Cruse Bereavement Care
Support for grief and bereavement

Phone: 0808 808 1677 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5pm)

 
NSPCC
This link supports you to understand the risks and keep your child safe online ...
 
Mental Health Foundation
Really helpful for managing stress within the home, hygiene, routines, keeping active ...
 
NHS
Guidance if you or someone you live with has symptoms. Stay hydrated, time periods for isolation, keeping your family safe ...
 
 
Young Minds Crisis Messenger - Text YM to 85258 
 
Young Minds Parent Helpline – Call 0808 802 5544
 
 
Refuge: supporting with domestic violence

Phone: 0808 2000 247 (24-hour helpline)

Website: www.refuge.org.uk
 
 

Samaritans

Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair

Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)

Website: www.samaritans.org.uk
A lovely video  - all about hugs!
 
Contact details for the School Nurse
National Domestic Abuse Help Line - 24 hour
 
https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/
 
Call  0800 247 2000