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Common posture mistakes and fixes

Exercises and tips to help alleviate muscle tension caused by poor sitting and standing habits, such as: Slouching in a chair Sticking your bottom out Standing with a flat back Leaning on one leg Hunched back and 'text neck' Poking your chin Rounded shoulders Cradling your phone…

Common questions about baby vaccinations

Will I be told when my baby's vaccinations are due? Your doctor's surgery or clinic will automatically send you an appointment for you to bring your baby for their vaccination. Most surgeries and health centres run special immunisation or baby clinics. If you can't get to the clinic,…

Common skin conditions

A short guide to some of the most common skin conditions. Atopic eczema  Cold sores Hives (urticaria)  Impetigo Itching Psoriasis  Ringworm  Scabies  Vitiligo Warts and verrucas Atopic eczema  Atopic eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is the most common form of eczema and makes your…

Communication

Aids to support communication needs There is a range of aids which can support your child’s communication needs, whether caused by a sensory impairment, a physical disability or global developmental delay. Communication aids can be “low tech” such as pictures or symbols or “high tech”…

Communication passports

  Many children and young people are unable to communicate their needs and it can be very time consuming for parents/carers to constantly repeat the same information to activity providers. This is where a communication passport can be very helpful. A passport aims to present…

The Communication Trust

The Communication Trust is a coalition of over 50 organisations who support children and young people's speech, language and communication. This includes a wide range of speech, language and communication needs such as: speech or language impairment stammering cleft palate mutism The Communication Trust also…

Complaining to Children’s Services

The Children’s Services department in Hampshire are responsible for a range of social care services for children, young people and their parents/carers including caring for a child with special needs. Because of the law governing Children’s Services, different types of complaints are dealt with in…

Complementary and alternative medicine

Complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs) are treatments that fall outside of mainstream healthcare. These medicines and treatments range from acupuncture and homeopathy, to aromatherapy, meditation and colonic irrigation. This page covers: Defining CAMs Deciding to use complementary or alternative treatments Availability on the NHS Finding…

Concerns about your child's development

It is normal for babies and children to learn skills at different rates to children of a similar age, e.g. sitting up, gaining speech and being toilet trained. However, as a parent it can be a worry if your child is slower to achieve these…

connect4communities

. A one-stop-shop for local help and support If you are struggling to pay for necessities like food and fuel because of the impact of COVID-19, you can use this directory to find sources of local support available in your area. You will also find…
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