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Child Health

Health Visitors

Children centres run a health visitor advice drop in session weekly which are run by a team of health visitors and community nursery nurses.

The health visiting service provides information, advice and support to pregnant women, expectant fathers and parents of new babies and young children.

Baby Massage including GroBrain

Baby massage, including GroBrain classes delivered by qualified instructors, suitable for babies six weeks - ten months. GroBrain will support you with ‘tuning’ into baby’s cues, cries and providing comfort, using smiles, cuddles and eye contact. 

Child Safety

Children are our Nation’s most precious resource, but as children, they often lack the skills to protect themselves. It is our responsibility, as parents and teachers, to safeguard children and to teach them the skills to be safe. There are various organisations that can offer support and advice regarding keeping your child safe.

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA)

Are a registered charity and have been at the heart of accident prevention in the UK and around the world for almost 100 years. They promote safety and the prevention of accidents at work, at leisure, on the road, in the home and through safety education.

Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT)

Is the UK’s leading charity working to reduce the number of children and young people killed, disabled or seriously injured in accidents.

Home Safety Advice can be accessed through the children’s centre Family Support Service. Family Support Workers provided information & support to families help raise awareness home safety within the family home and signpost to relevant services, accesses resources to help prevent accidents within the family home environment.

Local Enery Advice Partnership (LEAP) can offer advice to make your home my comfortable and energy efficient.

 

 

 

 

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