You are here: TSSB > Safeguarding Children & Young People > Safeguarding Children - Coronavirus (Covid-19) advice Safeguarding Children - Coronavirus (Covid-19) advice The Government provides advice on the Coronavirus. Coronavirus: how to stay safe and stop the spread. Useful links General guidance The NHS Coronavirus page - advice for everyone Face coverings - where to wear one and how to make your own Trafford Council's latest advice for residents Trafford Service Directory's coronavirus page Public Health England Twitter - latest news and developments from PHE The Coronavirus Act - Official guidance from the Government Disclosure Barring Service and COVID-19 Coronavirus guidance for Children's Social Care Services - advice for Local Authorities and their partners to help support and protect vulnerable children Supporting disabled people through the coronavirus outbreak - how the above act impacts on the Care Act, SEND and the Mental Health Act The NSPCC's list of services and resources to support children during the pandemic. There has also been an increase in scams relating to the pandemic. Friends Against Scams is National Trading Standards Scams Team initiative, which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering people to take a stand against scams. Trafford Council's Trading Standards offer a service which will alert you to scams being carried out locally and provide advice how to avoid them. Guidance for educational establishments COVID-19 Government Guidance for Education and Childcare COVID-19 Government Guidance for Early Years and Childcare closures Government guidance for safeguarding procedures when teaching remotely Local Lockdowns - guidance for Education and Childcare settings Guidance for holidaycare and out of school settings Trafford Children's Social Care and Early Help support guide for schools during COVID-19 Coronavirus (COVID-19) briefing: safeguarding guidance and information for schools. From the NSPCC, this covers who has to go to school, how attendance should be monitored, what happens if nominated child protection leads need to self-isolate or become ill, what schools should do about free school meals and what happens with families who have contract arrangements or where parents are separated. Safeguarding during Coronavirus - School Governors and Trustees NSPCC Safeguarding Advice for Teachers carrying out remote learning - how to assess risks and reduce harm Inquiry into the impact of COVID-19 on Education and Children's Services Volunteering NHS Volunteer Responders - volunteer to support the NHS How to volunteer or get help locally Safeguarding Advice for Volunteers - useful 3 minute video TSSP volunteering page Domestic Abuse Coronavirus: Support for Victims of Domestic Abuse - from the Government Women's Aid - The impact of COVID-19 upon Adults and Children experiencing Domestic Abuse - includes support. Reducing Parental Combat - includes specific advice for during the pandemic. Domestic violence and abuse: Safeguarding during the COVID-19 crisis - this guide is aimed at professionals and organisations who are involved in supporting and safeguarding adults and children. Trafford's Domestic Abuse Service is provided by TDAS Supporting Children NSPCC How to have Difficult Conversations with Children NSPCC Talking to a Child about Coronavirus NSPCC's Advice for Parents and Carer's page List of Education resources for Home Education National Helpline for Home Educating Parents Mental Health and Anxiety How to support children and young people with worries and anxiety Kooth provide mental health advice and support for teenagers with messaging, live chat and forums. Online Safety Thinkuknow - online safety advice for children of all ages, this is particularly relevant now with the extra time children are spending online. Online safety - how to support your child at home Digital Safety Health and Wellbeing kit - resources for both children and adults. NSPCC - Talking to your Child about Online Safety Children with additional needs Coronavirus support for deaf children The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health's podcast on Coronavirus and helping Children with Autism Resources for children themselves Childline's Coronavirus page - this has advice about anxiety and being off school Some suggested books for children who are worried. Newsround's Coronavirus page - this is also a great resource and updated regularly Coronavirus, A Book for Children - this is a free downloadable book by Gruffalo author Axel Scheffler aimed at Primary School age children, it aims to answer children's key questions about the virus. Coronavirus Storybook - this explains how children can protect themselves and others. It is available in most languages with further translations being added. BBC Bitesize has many resources and has launched daily lessons. Thanks to the NSPCC for many of the advice links above which were taken from their weekly update. Sign up for the service here. We also have a poster to promote child safeguarding during this period. Please use this freely. For adult focussed guidance and links please visit this page.