The Department for Education coronavirus helpline is available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children’s social care.
Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline as follows:
Phone: 0800 046 8687
8am to 6pm – Monday to Friday
10am to 4pm – Saturday and Sunday
The Paediatric Occupational Therapy team of Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust has launched a new online video presentation to help parents and professionals of children with a sensory challenge.
The presentation enables parents and professionals to learn about sensory preferences, help with developing resilience using sensory smart strategies and how to adapt tasks to increase participation.
The video and accompanying material can be found here.
This link can be used for applying for FSM during the COVID-19 emergency. A child in reception, year 1 or year 2 and not attending school, may be eligible for free school meals until schools return to normal opening.
A programme for parents and carers to get advice and strategies to support children and young people with their emotional wellbeing.
Parents can also type in Wake Up Wednesday which will take them to the website link.
Here is some useful information about adult mental health and where adults can access support: