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Coronavirus (Covid 19)

The KSCP is committed to providing everyone with regular updates about what is being done locally and nationally and with that we are producing weekly briefings to share and signpost news.

The KSCP has also created web pages to provide information, advice and tips to help with the unprecedented changes that have been caused by the virus. It is also important to keep checking the Government website on Covid 19 to keep up to date with national guidance and rules.

Information for Practitioners

Information for Parents and Carers

Resources for Children and Young People

Looking after yourself

Volunteering Opportunities

Kirklees Community Response

West Yorkshire Police – Reporting Domestic Violence

Keeping Children Safe Online

Domestic abuse guidance – the 5 R’s

Latest information on KSCP Multi-Agency Training can be found by visiting the Multi-Agency Training Page

Virtual College are offering FREE E-learning training on Infection Prevention and Control. Click on the link to increase your knowledge at this important time.

Remember to wash your hands to stop the spread of the virus. Below is a video of how to wash your hands effectively.

Information and Advice:

West Yorkshire Prepared

West Yorkshire Prepared is the Local Resilience Forum for West Yorkshire

The organisations in West Yorkshire Prepared work collaboratively to ensure there is co-ordination, co-operation and efficiency within the partnership, working together for the benefit of the communities they serve.

Made up of the region’s key emergency responders and specific supporting agencies, the Partnership works to help communities prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies and major incidents.

To view the poster showing the restriction which apply, click here.

BBC News – Covid Symptoms: Is it a cold, flu or Coronavirus?

Advice for Educational Settings:

NHS Advice

Talking to children about Coronavirus

How to talk to your child about coronavirus, by UNICEF

Information video on coronavirus for Primary KS2

Information video on Coronavirus for older children/adults, by WHO

NSPCC – Keeping Children Safe

NSPCC Learning – Coronavirus: Updated Safeguarding Briefings and Remote Teaching Content

NSPCC Learning has updated the coronavirus (COVID-19) safeguarding briefings for social workers, schools and early years providers. The content on undertaking remote teaching safely has also been updated.

Briefing for social workers: Coronavirus briefing: guidance for social workers
Briefing for schools: Coronavirus (COVID-19) briefing: safeguarding guidance and information for schools
Briefing for early years providers: Coronavirus briefing: safeguarding guidance and information for early years providers
Remote teaching content: Undertaking remote teaching safely

Coronavirus and caring for your baby

Undertaking remote teaching safely

Latest Guidance on vulnerable children and young people

Shielding Advice

Early Years and Childcare closures

Translated stay at home guidance from the UK Government: Available in Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Mandarin, French, Gujurati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Urdu and Welsh

Pennine Domestic Abuse Partnership – Guide to Services 2020

We haven’t beaten the virus yet – Here’s how you can play your part

Got symptoms? Get tested – Local Testing Site

Advice for living with other people – Houses of multiple occupancy 

Home Office Supporter’s Pack‘Somethings Not Right’

The Children’s Society

NSPCC Briefings – The latest NSPCC  key guidance to answer some frequently asked questions by Schools/Social Workers and Early years