As a parent, you are frequently choosing activities, services or programs for your child. To be confident your child is welcome and safe when attending an activity or service, you need to think about a range of issues.
We understand that children have unique insights into their lives, their needs and the world around them. They have a right to be heard and have their concerns and ideas taken seriously, particularly on matters that affect them – including how to keep them safe.
We consulted with children on what makes them feel safe and what they can do if they feel unsafe. Watch the video below:
The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) have developed a collection of trusted resources on COVID-19, including information on the physical effects on children, mental health care and advice around supporting your child cope through the COVID-19 pandemic.
The resources have been created by experts from The Royal Children’s Hospital, trusted campus partners and other health organisations.
Along with webinars, fact sheets, information around COVID-19 vaccination for children, links to support services, there are some useful guides that have been developed specifically for children.
Guides such as;