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Message from Health Visiting

Message from Lewisham Health Visiting Team. “To ensure that we minimise the spread of Covid- 19, and maximise the safety for all families, all Baby Hubs and Breastfeeding Hubs will be suspended from the 23/3/20 until further notice. For support and advice, please access Hani the Health Visitor through the “contact us” page on the…

Talking to a child worried about coronavirus.

The NSPCC has created a new webpage with information and advice for parents or carers who are worried a child or young person may be struggling with their mental health or has anxiety about Coronavirus. The webpage includes information on: talking about feelings and worries keeping in touch and balancing screen time ways to create…

TOP PARENTING TIPS IN UNCERTAIN TIMES

We’re in a complicated and uncertain time, and our colleagues at Triple Parenting understand that right now, more than ever, parents and families need support. They have produced this ‘Top Tips for Parents in Uncertain Times’ document that we think will be really useful for our families. Click on the link below to download Top…

Recognising Domestic Abuse

Violence against women and girls (also called ‘gender-based violence’) is rooted in inequality between the sexes; it is overwhelmingly perpetrated by men against women. It takes many different forms including domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking and modern slavery, forced marriage, female genital mutilation and so-called ‘honour’ violence. No matter what your experience of gender-based violence, Refuge…

Talking to Children about Coronavirus

Television news reports, newspaper headlines and of course conversations at home are dominated by the latest developments in this fast-moving global health emergency. Consequently, it is inevitable that even very young children will pick up on the levels of anxiety around them about the virus, even if they do not fully understand the context of the…

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