Did you know that:
unintentional injuries in and around the home are a leading cause of preventable death for children under five?
there are around 450,000 visits to A&E departments each year in England because of preventable accidents at home among under-fives?
New virtual training for staff or volunteers supporting parents or carers of children under 5 in B&NES which covers:
the relationship between child development and unintentional injuries
the significance of deprivation in relation to unintentional injuries
key principles and approaches to preventing childhood unintentional injuries
delivering home safety messages to families in engaging and empowering ways
sources of home safety information and support
how to refer to the B&NES Child Home Safety Equipment Scheme
national and local context in terms of childhood unintentional injuries for children aged 0 – 4 years.
Due to added pressures the pandemic is putting on front line staff, we have arranged a wide range of dates and times to accommodate as many people as possible.
Wednesday 24 November, 5.30-8pm: Book here
Wednesday 1 December, 9.30am-12pm: Book here
Wednesday 1 December, 1.30-4pm: Book here
Thursday 6 January, 1.30-4pm: Book here
Thursday 6 January, 5.30-8pm: Book here
Tuesday 1 February, 9.30am-12pm: Book here
The workshops will be delivered on Zoom and will include a range of presentations and interactive group activities.