Coronavirus – Advice for parents/guardians

Wellbeing and mental health during Covid-19

A guide to looking after yourself and others – click here.

Support for parents/carers

Supporting your child’s wellbeing

Safeguarding your child online

Tips for starting the difficult coronavirus conversation with your child

There are always conversations parents would prefer not to have with their children – and when something as out-of-the-blue and unknown as the coronavirus strikes, it’s hard to know where to begin.

In this article, parentinfo give parents advice on how to ease their child’s mind without downplaying the seriousness of the situation.

Up to date information and guidance can be found here \https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response

Find out how to protect yourself, or check if you need medical help, on the NHS website here.

Free Factsheet

Click here for a very useful factsheet that has been produced by Alderhey Children’s Hospital and has been adopted by the Great North Children’s Hospital.   It aims to provide further information to young people using age appropriate language and graphics.