They say laughter is the best medicine and Hearts and Minds’ Clowndoctors and Elderflowers are dispensing it generously. These professional creative artists are helping bring joy and laughter to children in hospital, hospice care and Special Educational Need Schools – and to adults living with dementia in residential care across Scotland. They are worthy winners […]
Working with the Trussell Trust and with grant aid from the Scottish Government’s Community Wellbeing Fund, leading children’s health charity Children’s Health Scotland is in the process of distributing over 400 My Health | Play and Information Packs to support vulnerable families in the community.
A new Children’s Health Challenge which encourages P5-P7 children to learn more about their health and wellbeing and their healthcare rights is set to be piloted by 42 schools and clubs in Scotland from 1st June 2020.
A child’s right to the best possible healthcare (UNCRC 24) does not disappear during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Children’s Health Scotland provides training directly to Kinship Carers which we can deliver FREE OF CHARGE thanks to our funding from the Scottish Government and other trusts and foundations.
SQA is seeking input into the development of a proposed new Professional Development Award (PDA) in the area of Health-related Play Specialists. To help them establish the need for a PDA they would appreciate if you can complete a short survey.
Today we have more great news to share! Our Self-Management Service that supports children and young people with long-term health conditions to cope better with their illnesses has been awarded a £4,827 grant from the Scottish Children’s Lottery.