Children's wellbeing is closely bound to their parents' wellbeing. Well being is more than just your physical health- it involves your emotional, social and mental health too. It’s the overall satisfaction you feel about yourself and your life – which can go up and down depending on what’s happening in your life.
Good wellbeing can include:
Looking after yourself doesn’t need to take up a lot of time or involve big changes.
There are many people who are happy to talk to you at Oaklands or in the wider community, for advice, support or just to share experiences:
Oaklands' Family Support Worker- Dhrupti Champaneri 07842601349
Leicestershire Autistic Society (LAS) Jenny Cornwell - 07775777524 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Come and join our LAS Meetings at Oaklands 10-11.30am every 2nd Tuesday of the month
Citizen advice- 0300 330 1025
Salvation Army - 0116 262 1834 (food bank)
Samaritans - Free from any phone - 116 123 (listening service)
Turning point - 0330 3036000
There is Government Guidance here for parents and carers on supporting children and young people's mental health during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak
The following webpage also has lots of links, helpful tips, ideas and numbers/websites that can help you through this strange and unsettling time.
We all need to look after one another, now more than ever. Keep talking, messaging, texting or facetiming those that you are close to. Oaklands school office remains open during school hours if you just want a chat, and our family support worker is still available to talk on the phone.