The Parents’ room and apartment is currently available to families to use. The Social Care Department and bungalow staff can book visiting slots for the Parents’ room to allow families to meet safely on site, one family visit is being booked at any one time. PPE is required to be worn and a constant supply is available, visits are booked with hourly intervals in-between to allow for sanitisation. We will review this depending on the rate of transmission and government guidance.
Denise Howard - The Jewell Trust Family Liaison Worker continues to be available to support families. Parents are welcome to continue to contact her by email for any help or support they need by email: Denise.Howard2@nhs.net
Changes to daily life that help everyone to stay safe during the pandemic has often been particularly difficult for children with disabilities and their families. We encouraged families to have their voice heard by taking part in the Disabled Children’s Partnership survey and sharing the outcomes widely in support of the #LifeInLockdown campaign.