Council Support For 3000 Additional Residents Shielding

Calderdale Council is continuing to support those most at risk of becoming seriously ill if they catch COVID-19, as the national shielding programme is extended. The government has announced that an additional 1.7million people across the UK will be added the Clinically Extremely Vulnerable list, after research identified a wider combination of risk factors that … Continue reading Council Support For 3000 Additional Residents Shielding

Calderdale Council wants parents views on children’s mental health

Calderdale Council's Children and Young People’s Services are asking parents and young people for their views on mental health. As part of Children’s Mental Health Week, the council want to shine a light on the importance of mental health and wellbeing. They have launched the 2021 online Parents/Carers Survey asking them to share their opinions anonymously … Continue reading Calderdale Council wants parents views on children’s mental health

How The Pulse Oximeter Is Helping The Covid fight in Calderdale

A pulse oximeter is a little device that is put on the finger to monitor the oxygen levels in the blood. Patients who attend A&E at Calderdale Royal Hospital and who have symptoms of coronavirus but have tested negative, will be discharged from the A&E Department with a pulse oximeter. This will monitor their oxygen … Continue reading How The Pulse Oximeter Is Helping The Covid fight in Calderdale

Is your child feeling stressed, worried or uncertain?

In Calderdale parents and carers have been asking for advice, support and signposting to emotional health and wellbeing support for their children and young people.  In response to that demand Calderdale Council have produced a leaflet (Is your child feeling stressed, worried or uncertain) in partnership with mental health professionals and local parents, to help them … Continue reading Is your child feeling stressed, worried or uncertain?