Ofsted, Care Quality Commission, Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service, and HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services, July 2018
This report considers the most significant learning from six inspections of local authority areas with a focus on the neglect of older children. The inspections reviewed practice in children’s social care, education, health services, the police, youth offending services and probation services. The report recognises that much has been done by agencies to address neglect of younger children but it calls for a greater awareness of the neglect of older children and a focus on trauma-based approaches to tackling it. It also calls for a greater awareness among professionals in adult services of the risks of neglect of older children who are living with parents with complex needs.
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NHS Choices, June 2017
The NHS have published information to support people affected by the terror attack in Manchester. The information provides guidance on managing your mental wellbeing and that of others and how to seek help if you need it.
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The Mental Health Foundation, October 2016
This information booklet explains what can happen when you experience a traumatic events and the impact it can have on mental health. It provides advice on how to seek help and links to external agencies which can provide support after a traumatic event.
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Mental Health Today, 9 December 2014
Structured exercise including resistance training and walking helps people to recover from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as well as other mental health conditions, an Australian study has revealed…
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