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  • Parents too scared of social media judgement to admit their child had an accident
    Parents too scared of social media judgement to admit their child had an accident
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    Accidents taboo in world of perfect parenting Parents left feeling inadequate after reading posts on Facebook and Instagram reveal they would not be willing to admit to their child suffering a serious accident for fear of being judged on social media. New research out today from the Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) reveals that nearly…


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  • The Bitrex Taste Test – dare to share
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    See what happens when one of the CAPT team tries Bitrex! Are the parents you work with brave enough to taste Bitrex for themselves? Bitrex is the bitterest substance on earth. It is added by manufacturers as a safety ingredient to products to stop small children accidentally swallowing them. Storing products out of sight and…


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  • Top tips for keeping children safe from accidents
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    A friend shudders recounting the horrible shock of their child coming close to a serious accident; a health visitor shares stories about accidents they’ve seen; the local paper’s front page features parents whose child died in an accident, sharing their story so others don’t suffer. The strongest voices are the ones we relate to and…


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  • #ChildSafetyWeek – making the most of social media
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    You might have seen our recent parent safety tip posts on Facebook. Sharing posts such as these are a great way to engage families in Child Safety week and start a conversation about the simple, practical things we can all do to keep children safe. We’ve put together an easy to use social media toolkit,…


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  • Gina’s top tips for getting organised this Child Safety Week
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    If you’re completely new to Child Safety Week, knowing where to start and what to do can be the first challenge. Gina Blundell, Accident Prevention Lead at Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust shares her top tips for getting organised. “Whether it’s Child Safety Week or other accident prevention activities, you don’t have to do everything…


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