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......

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General Information

March 30, 2020

Understanding the impact of social distancing

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

March 30, 2020

Helplines

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

March 30, 2020

Department of Health & Social Care

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

March 30, 2020

Guide to Corona for Children

This is a child-friendly explanation as to what is going on in the “Corona World”, in a way that is easy to understand.

March 30, 2020

The Lockdown Guide

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.

March 30, 2020

Coping with Coronavirus Anxiety

If a Young Person wants to know more or feeling anxious this will help you through.

March 30, 2020

Education / School Closures

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.

March 30, 2020

Updates on COVID-19

Do not meet others, even friends or family. You can spread the virus even if you don’t have symptoms.

March 30, 2020

NHS advice

Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.

March 30, 2020

How to talk to your child about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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.

March 30, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Resources for parents/carers

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Resources for parents/carers

March 30, 2020

Teens Manage Anxiety About the Coronavirus

Adults can help by making sure adolescents don’t overestimate the dangers or underestimate their ability to protect themselves.

March 30, 2020

Children’s guide to coronavirus

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.

March 30, 2020

Department for education

If you are on twitter, you can follow the most recent updates via the link below -

March 30, 2020

Emerging Minds

Talking to children about natural disasters, traumatic events, or worries about the future

March 30, 2020

Beacon House

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.

March 30, 2020

Ramadhan at Home

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.

March 30, 2020

Coronavirus - A book for Children

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.

March 30, 2020

MyTutor

Useful tips and ideas for parents home-schooling and access to tutors.

March 30, 2020

Complex Trauma

A guide of coping strategies for youth with a history of complex trauma

March 30, 2020

Varsity Tutors

Varsity Tutors – offering the usual school subjects but also additional courses such as language, well being etc.

March 30, 2020

Online – Safety Detectives

Parents' Guide for Safe YouTube and Internet Streaming for Kids