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Two new walk-through Test Centres for Sefton

Published: 20 October 2020
Sefton is benefiting from two new, walk-through Local Testing Sites, at Crosby Library and Netherton Activity Centre, for people who have the Coronavirus symptoms. Open from 8am to 8pm, they provide easy access to COVID-19 tests for people who do not have access to a…

Preparing for Adulthood Guide

Published: 20 October 2020
The new “Preparing for Adulthood Guide” is now available, please click here to view. The guide has being coproduced with staff from Sefton Council, Buddy Up, Health and Sefton Carers Centre in partnership with young people and the Sefton Parent Carer Forum. For further information…

Free wellbeing packs for citizens of the Liverpool City Region

Published: 19 October 2020
Wellbeing Enterprises are delighted to give away 1500 free wellbeing packs* to people living and working in the Liverpool City Region. The packs include activities and games which aim to boost wellbeing levels during the Covid-19 outbreak. This initiative is being funded by the National…

Kooth, Your Online Mental Wellbeing Community

Published: 12 October 2020
Want someone to understand or advice for a friend? Kooth is here for you, please visit www.kooth.com for further information. Online and open until 10pm. IN CRISIS Samaritans http://www.samaritans.org/about-us Talk to us any time you like, in your own way, and off the record –…

An update from Alder Hey Hospital

Published: 12 October 2020
We want to remind parents/carers that our A&E is still very much open for illness and injury  We are, as always, focusing on delivering emergency care, so if your child does NOT have symptoms in the red/amber sections below, please consider other options. Thank you.…

Sefton set to host Mobile Covid-19 Testing units most days in October

Published: 01 October 2020
Once again, Sefton is set to host Mobile coronavirus testing units across the Borough through October. In addition to Crosby, Litherland and Selby, in October Mobile Units will also begin visiting Aintree Race Course, which will see it’s first visit on Thursday 1st October. Also…

Sefton’s Early Help Team helping to make a young girl’s voice heard

Published: 11 September 2020
Sefton’s Early Help team are delighted to help an inspirational young person, who struggles with a communication disorder, to make her voice heard and support others through her own website. Sixteen year-old Ellen from Crosby has been diagnosed with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) which is…

A guide for Parent/Carers on COVID-19 procedures for pupils

Published: 10 September 2020
To help reassure parents and carers who are concerned about what will happen if a pupil or student becomes unwell with COVID-19 at a school or college, Sefton Council has produced a new, easy-to-follow-chart, which maps the process. Symptoms It explains that if a pupil…

Dementia Support During Covid-19

Published: 26 August 2020
Our services have adapted so that we can continue to support people living with dementia and those who care for them in Sefton. These include: Contact with a Dementia Support Worker by phone or email Welfare and companion telephone calls Regular dementia news and events…

A multi-million-pound Government settlement for the Family Fund, will help low-income families with seriously ill or disabled children

Published: 20 May 2020
£37 million to support children with complex needs   The multi-million-pound settlement will help low-income families with seriously ill or disabled children with the cost of equipment, goods or services. The multi-million-pound settlement for Family Fund, detailed today by Children and Families Minister Vicky Ford,…
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