Resources for parents

Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening allergic reaction that happens very quickly. It can be caused by food, medicine or insect stings.

Asthma is a common lung condition that causes occasional breathing difficulties. It affects people of all ages and often starts in childhood.

Barnardos building better futures for vulnerable children across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

NHS conditions list is a useful tool to gain information and advice about common illnesses and conditions.

Relate: the relationship people can provide relationship support and counselling services.

NSPCC Provides lots of information about keeping children safe and how to access services if you are worried about a childs safety.

NSPCC Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) If you're worried about sexual exploitation, the NSPCC has information and advice to protect and help children and young people.

NSPCC PANTS Talk PANTS is here to help children understand their body belongs to them, and they should tell a safe adult they trust if anything makes them feel upset or worried. 

STARS is a pan-Dorset charity that offers one to one support, free of charge, for anyone of any age or gender who lives, works or studies in Dorset and has experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their life.

Escapeline a charity committed to the prevention of child exploitation across the southwest of England. Resources for parents, young people, professionals are provided with fact sheets and contact details for support.

Childline Toolbox is a useful page to share with your child to help deal with their feelings and emotions.

Grief Encounter offer support to bereaved children and young people.

Family Lives provides targeted early intervention and crisis support to families.

Charlie Waller Provide mental health training, resources and consultancy with a focus on children and young people and work with young people, parents and carers, schools.

Mental Health Support Teams (MHST) working within schools is a new approach to provide an additional source of support to families and schools.

Mermaids Support trans, non-biinary and gender-diverse children, young people and their families.

Young Epilepsy is a common condition that affects the brain and causes frequent seizures.

Healthier Together provides information about childrens health and development as well as information about where you can get support if you are worried about daily life, you are able to download the Healthier together app here.

The Sleep Charity Support for a good nights sleep.

Head Lice and Nits The NHS website has some good information on how to identify and manage head lice.

Bladder and Bowel UK Supporting bladder and bowel health with information resources and helpline.

Eric is a national charity dedicated to improving children’s bowel and bladder health. Their mission is to reduce the impact of continence problems on children and their families.

Dental Choices Helping you find an NHS dentist.

School nursing