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*UPDATED* Hospital visiting changes, home testing kits, Vaccine info, general info and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

For information via Specialist Children's Services on the current COVID-19 pandemic, please check this site regularly.

This Guide for Parents and Carers includes practical advice and links to further information about supporting your child/young person to manage life’s challenges. The guide also has details of services in Glasgow that can offer help and support.

Advice for helping children, young people and their families to manage their anxiety about COVID-19. There is a great deal of information, coverage and opinion circulating about COVID-19. This link below aims to provide advice, information and a list of trustworthy, reliable links for supporting children, young people and their families during this time.

For Advice for helping children, young people and their families manage their anxiety about COVID-19, please view this advice sheet and the Scottish Government's Distress Brief Intervention. SAMH have also provided Information for Primary Care and an Escalation Pathway regarding Distress Brief Intervention

Further information is also available from the British Psychological Society 

People with movement difficulties and muscle weakness, particularly if they have difficulty in changing their own position, are at risk of their posture and body shape changing. This can affect their breathing. If you have a movement difficulty and difficulties with your breathing as a result of COVID-19, the following information may be of help.

Your Posture Matters - People's Guide

Your Posture Matters - Practitioner's Guide

Your Posture Matters - Let's Take Care of it Together


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Last Updated: 15 June 2020