Coronavirus and Safeguarding Coronavirus and Safeguarding for Children + In these challenging times, RBSCP would like to remind everyone that safeguarding remains a high priority and if you have any concerns that a child is being abused or is at risk of abuse, to follow the appropriate process as normal. These documents have been produced to help safeguard children during the Coronavirus pandemic. Please also see: RBSCP FacebookRBSAB/RBSCP Twitter Advice and Support for professionals and volunteers: Rochdale guidance and resources:Advice for volunteersCarers Hub: Expression of interest form Carers Hub: Offer of services Child Protection Processes and Cared for Children ReviewsCoronavirus - Rochdale Council pageGMFRS informationSafeguarding fact sheet for VolunteersTri.x Coronavirus resourceScam factsheet for volunteersGM wide Covid-19 BAME helpline National guidance and resources: Barnardo's Advice Centrepoint FAQs to support vulnerable young people who are homeless or facing the risk of being homeless during the coronavirus outbreakCoronavirus (COVID-19): support for victims of modern slaveryFriends Against ScamsLullaby Trust: Safer Sleep Advice - Supporting families during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreakMental health and behaviour in schoolNICE GuidelinesSCIE Coronavirus HubSymptoms and information on the situation in the UKCovid-19: information and resources to support families and carers of children with severe learning disabilitiesChildren’s Commissioner for England: Children, domestic abuse and coronavirus briefingCoronavirus (COVID-19): support for parents and carers to keep children safe onlineCoronavirus: guidance for commissioners and providers of services for people who use drugs or alcoholCoronavirus (COVID-19): SEND risk assessment guidance Domestic Violence: Domestic Abuse: How to Get HelpEmployers Initiative guidance for employersGuidance on isolation for domestic abuse safe-accommodation settingsNational domestic abuse charity Safelives have issued the following guidanceSafe Lives – domestic abuse and Covid 19 guidanceSupport for Victims of Domestic AbuseThe impact of Covid-19 on women and children experiencing domestic abuse Safety4Sisters: GM organisation supporting women with no recourse to public funds including women without childrenRail to Refuge: Free rail for men and women who need to travel to find refuge from domestic violence/abuse. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to access. Children's resources: Childline 10 tips to cope during lockdownChildren's easy read guide to coronavirusCovibook - resource for children aged 7 or underCoronavirus storybook for childrenHelping children cope with stress Online Safety: Thinkuknow Home Activity Packs for early years, primary and secondary aged childrenWorries about the world: Coronavirus - Childline information pageNSPCC Learning Coronavirus: child mental health resources Self help advice: AnxietyCoping with stressCoronavirus: supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing (Public Health England)The Council of Europe webpage providing information on how to protect children online during the coronavirus crisisInfant crying and how to cope leafletLooking after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak Advice for parents and carers looking after children with special educational needs and disabilities Coronavirus and Safeguarding for Adults + Guidance and information: Gov.uk Coronavirus (COVID-19) informationNHS.uk Coronavirus (COVID-19) information COVID-19: Guidance for health professionals Rochdale Council - Coronavirus Leaflet NHS111 Online COVID-19 Service Factsheet for volunteers The latest Coronavirus NHS guidelines translated into 26 languages COVID-19: Advice for care homes, supported living and home care Infection control for service providers Symptoms and information on the situation in the UK Coronavirus - Rochdale Council page Safeguarding Adults for people self-isolating Safeguarding adults for Covid-19 Mutual Aid Groups NHS Guide to self-isolation NICE Guidelines SCIE Coronavirus Hub SCIE Guidance on Corona Virus and Safeguarding SCIE Guidance on Mental Capacity and Covid-19 Helping to prevent infection: a quick guide for managers and staff in care homes (SCIE) Guidance for hostels or day centres for people rough sleeping (HM Government) Coronavirus - advice from Social Care (SCIE) RBSAB Advice for Professionals Guidance from “Surviving Economic Abuse”: this looks at keeping yourself safe while self-isolating, as well as practical issues including benefits and sick pay. Promoting positive mental well-being for older people in care homes Safeguarding fact sheet for Volunteers Books Beyond Words: Corona Virus resources for people who don't read Advice for young homeless people Covid 19 - Protecting the Most Vulnerable Drinkers Information and advice on Coronavirus and alcohol Government Guidance for Commissioners and providers of drug/alcohol services Where to find Mental Health support GM wide Covid-19 BAME helpline Domestic Abuse: Bright Sky app Women’s Aid Survivor’s Handbook When home is not a safe place 7 Minute Briefing - Domestic Abuse and Coronavirus Coercion and Control Factsheet Scams: Social media pack - please share on all platforms Coronavirus and scams - advice for volunteers Scams - The Power of Persuasive Language Self Help Advice: Helping children cope with stress Anxiety Coping with stress Triple P Parenting Guide Easy Read Information: Corona Virus Information Poster 1 (How to stay safe) Poster 2 (Corona virus and health issues) Poster 3 (What if you get ill?) Stay at home Managing Allegations: Managing Allegations: What happens when an allegation has been made about you? Managing allegations about staff who work or volunteer with adults with care and support needs Managing Allegations: concerns regarding professionals who work with adults with care and support needs Information from partner agencies: Carers Hub - Offer of services Carers Hub - Expression of interest form Together Advocacy Business Plan Together Advocacy Escalation Protocol Advanced Care Planning: Joint Statement on Care Planning, from the BMA, the Care Provider Alliance, the CQC and the Royal College of General Practice. GOV.UK Coronavirus Information Service WhatsApp This new FREE to use service aims to provide official, trustworthy and timely information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), and will further reduce the burden on NHS services. To use the FREE GOV.UK Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp, simply add 07860 064422 in your phone contacts and then message the word ‘hi’ in a WhatsApp message to get started.