Coronavirus - Message from the Independent Chair
Current updates on the local situation can be found at Cornwall Council Coronavirus information
Coronavirus: 'When will pandemic end?' and other questions from kids
Advice for parents during coronavirus - advice on what to do when your child is unwell or injured.
During this difficult lockdown period, parents may find these short films with parenting tips for Families under pressure useful.
Sources of Family support:
This is a particularly difficult time for families in isolation, worried about elderly relatives, finances and with children off school and missing their school friends.
NSPCC Childline provides information for children who may be worried, advice for parents on how to talk to their children about Coronavirus and an online community where children can get support from their peers on message boards.
The Lullaby Trust - Coronavirus and Caring for your baby
is a charity that supports seriously ill children, young people and their families. If you need additional help because of your circumstances, you can ask for help by following this link
YoungMinds - Talking to your child about Coronavirus
YoungMinds also has a blog for young people who are anxious about Coronavirus
Covibook – an interactive resource designed to support and reassure children aged 7 and under, to help children explain and draw the emotions that they might be experiencing (different languages)
Advice and information from the Children's Commissioner for England for families.
Schools and Colleges:
Guidance for schools and settings named in children and young people’s Education, Health and Care plans during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
Government Coronavirus guidance is available and relevant for all for Schools and Colleges - these pages will be under regular government review.
Specific guidance on arrangements to support Vulnerable Children and Young People is also included