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Health Visitors and School Nurses: A Service Update

North East Lincolnshire Council’s health visiting and school nursing service have issued an update about how they’re delivering their services during the new national lockdown. Health Visitors: Health visitors will be continuing to offer home visits to all families during lockdown, though some visits such as the 10 month and 2 year reviews will be…

2 weeks ago | Children and families

Care home correspondence project wins recognition from peers

A project to ensure care home residents in our patch did not feel lonely or isolated during the height of the COVID pandemic has won an award and recognition from the Young Advisors. The project saw a group of young people in North East Lincolnshire write postcards to a number of care home residents. From…

1 month ago | Children and families

Choosing the right care at Christmas

After a challenging year, we are no doubt all hoping and planning for perhaps a slightly different kind of Christmas, in amongst the ongoing coronavirus restrictions and action to stay safe with face coverings, handwashing, distance between us and self isolating. NHS North East Lincolnshire CCG is reminding people what services are available should they…

1 month ago | Health and wellbeing

Free support for special guardians in North East Lincolnshire

Is this second lockdown making you feel lonely? Or overwhelmed? Are you worried about your children’s behaviour? Do you need to talk to someone about your financial situation? Do you want to talk to other kinship carers who understand what you’re going through? However you’re feeling or if you have questions about the practicalities of…

1 month ago | Children and families

Parents urged ahead of Christmas: “Save your children from video game loot box gambling”

Councillors are warning parents about in-game gambling ahead of a Christmas when many children will be unwrapping new video games and games consoles on Christmas day. Councillor Ian Lindley, portfolio holder for children, education and young people, and Councillor Ron Shepherd, portfolio holder for safer and stronger communities at North East Lincolnshire Council, have issued…

2 months ago | Environment and community safety

COVID-19: Kooth.com – Online support for young people

Kooth is an online service to support the wellbeing and resilience of young people. Kooth is a web-based, confidential support service available to young people in North East Lincolnshire. Kooth provides a safe and secure means of accessing mental health and wellbeing support designed specifically for young people.   It’s anonymous which means users aren’t…

2 months ago | Children and families

Time for change?

The Wellbeing Service are continuing to provide free, confidential support during COVID. The service can support you with anything related to your health and wellbeing including: mental and emotional wellbeing healthy eating weight management physical activity stop smoking building confidence improve your relationships With your Wellbeing Worker you will set goals and plan your pathway…

2 months ago | Health and wellbeing