In order to try and help you all through this very difficult time and alleviate some of the boredom that may set in, we have listed below various links which will hopefully assist you and your family. We have covered primarily four areas:- General Information, Education, Fitness and Fun, Fun, Fun......
Understanding the impact of social distancing for foster and adoptive families – this is a great article for both foster carers and their young persons. It will help with any anxiety and is also aimed to assure you that we are all doing the same thing
The Fostering Network and is there to support you and they are offering helplines, online communities, stress support service and legal helpline, lists of useless resources and a media page
This is a useful site with up to date information on the Virus and what to do to protect yourself, is the Department of Health & Social Care Read More
This is a child-friendly explanation as to what is going on in the “Corona World”, in a way that is easy to understand.
The Fostering Network has put up a section for Useful Resources and this will help you your children stay occupied, covering areas such as resources for children and young people, managing wellbeing, education at home, keeping busy and nurtured, virtual days out and family keep fit ideas.
If a Young Person wants to know more or feeling anxious this will help you through.
This is an area that is very confusing for foster carers and parents alike and hopefully the links below will help answer any questions you have but there are actually some practical sites too that will help your young person structure their day and use some educational websites during their time at home.
Do not meet others, even friends or family. You can spread the virus even if you don’t have symptoms.
Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by everything you’re hearing about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) right now. It’s also understandable if your children are feeling anxious, too.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Resources for parents/carers
Adults can help by making sure adolescents don’t overestimate the dangers or underestimate their ability to protect themselves.
There have been big changes in our lives because of coronavirus, so we’ve created a children’s guide to coronavirus to help explain the situation.
If you are on twitter, you can follow the most recent updates via the link below -
Talking to children about natural disasters, traumatic events, or worries about the future
Beacon House is passionate about developing freely available resources so that knowledge about the repair of trauma and adversity is in the hands of those who need it. Please feel free to use our resources in your home or work setting.
Ramadhan is the month in which the Qur’an was revealed to our Prophet Muhammad . Muslims are commanded to fast during this month and increase good deeds.
You might hear people talking about it or you might hear it on the news. This word is the reason that you’re not going to school. It is the reason you can’t go outside very often or visit your friends. It might be the reason why the grown-up or grown-ups who look after you are at home.
Useful tips and ideas for parents home-schooling and access to tutors.
A guide of coping strategies for youth with a history of complex trauma
Varsity Tutors – offering the usual school subjects but also additional courses such as language, well being etc.
Parents' Guide for Safe YouTube and Internet Streaming for Kids
“Eating well for looked after children and young people”; Nutritional and practical guidelines.