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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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  • Why sharing works
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    A. Share! It really is that simple. Our theme for Child Safety Week 2017 is Safe children: Sharing is caring. If you do one thing for child safety, then follow us on Facebook and start sharing our posts with your network. Choking or gagging? Spread the word It can be really frightening if you think your child is choking. Many parents…


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  • Safe children: sharing is caring
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    For Child Safety Week 2017, we are honouring the power of sharing to keep children safe. We know that nothing has more impact than the voice of experience. 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…


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  • Parents mesmerised by mobiles put children in danger
    Parents mesmerised by mobiles put children in danger
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    New research out today from the Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) shows how mobiles are putting children at risk of serious accidents. 1 in 4 parents (24%) admit their child has had an accident or near miss when they’ve been engrossed in their mobile phone. Over two-thirds (69%) of parents surveyed said they are distracted…


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