Looking After A Child or Young Person’s Mental Health

There are times when we all feel the strain. As parents and carers, there are ways we can support children and young people to give them the best chance to stay mentally healthy. Some children and young people have enjoyed being off school, while others will have really struggled – with the coronavirus outbreak keeping them at home and away from...

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Bringing People Together: How Community Action Can Tackle Loneliness And Social Isolation

Humans are social creatures, but sometimes we welcome solitude. Being alone can be a chance to reflect and recharge, to get away from the many demands on our energy and attention. Yet most people will also feel lonely at some times in their lives. This sense of missing human contact doesn’t necessarily come from being alone. It’s possible to feel...

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What Is Safe Staffing?

Safe staffing is about having enough staff, who have the right values and skills, to deliver high quality care and support. It involves: having safe staffing levels, including putting contingency plans in place recruiting the right people, with the right values, skills and experience to deliver safe care and support doing the right recruitment checks ensuring staff are competent and...

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Caring for Someone Sick at Home

If you are caring for someone with COVID-19 at home or in a non-healthcare setting, follow this advice to protect yourself and others. Learn what to do when someone has symptoms of COVID-19. or when someone has been diagnosed with the virus. This information also should be followed when caring for people who have tested positive but are not showing symptoms. .

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Daily Activities and Going Out

What you need to know In general, the more closely you interact with others and the longer that interaction, the higher the risk of COVID-19 spread. If you decide to engage in public activities, continue to protect yourself by practicing everyday preventive actions. Keep these items on hand when venturing out: a face mask, tissues, and a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol, if...

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