Keeping children safe during lockdown and beyond

Keeping children safe during lockdown and beyond

With the pressures on the NHS, many parents are worried about a trip to A&E with their child. The fact that our homes are accident hotspots for younger children is a scary prospect at the best of times. And sadly less traffic doesn’t mean we can completely switch off about road safety.


The Child Accident Prevention Trust have created some safety tips for parents. Their aim is to reach out to families feeling the pressure in lockdown to highlight easy wins that can keep children safe.

Please look though the safety tips attached to this page for handy tips to stay safe around the home, garden and roads. It also contains lots of fun activities for you and your children to do all about staying safe.


Advice to parents and carers on keeping children safe from abuse and harm

The essential measures to control coronavirus can potentially increase risks to children and this can cause concern for parents and carers. Kirklees have produced guidance to help families in this situtation.

This guidance brings together sources of information about the main risks children may be particularly vulnerable to during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and signposts you to help and support available.  This guide also includes information on the support providers who can help you have effective conversations with a young person, especially if you are concerned for their safety. 

Please click on the following link from Kirklees to parents/cares for more information regarding keeping children safe from abuse and harm. 

Kirklees Guidance - Advice for Parents and cares about keeping children safe from abuse and harm

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