Child Health

Child Health and Development

The health visitor holds a walk-in clinic at Finchampstead Children’s Centre, FBC Centre, Gorse Ride North, Finchampstead, RG40 4ES from 1pm – 2.30 pm on Thursdays.

This is a chance to get your child weighed and discuss any concerns you may have.

Please contact reception for more information.

Mobile App - Berkshire Child Health

Every parent or carer wants to know how to do what is best for their growing baby and to give them the best start in life. Use this app to help you understand what to do and who to ask in a number of situations; including what to do when your baby or child is ill.

Download from: Google Play: – Berkshire Child Health

Download from: iTunes: – Berkshire Child Health

Is my Child too ill for School?

When your child is unwell, it can be hard deciding whether to keep them off school. The simple NHS guidelines should help.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Childhood illness visual guide

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.

Website: NHS: Visual Guide for Childhood illnesses

Here4YOUth Wokingham

Wokingham Borough Council have announced the launch of the new Here4YOUth service. Wokingham have a young person’s team dedicated to supporting young people who have questions about, are using or are affected by substances.

At Here4YOUth there is no one size fits all approach to their work, and they understand that all young people they work with have diverse challenges but they also recognise their individual strengths and identity and this forms a large basis of our work. The team strive to develop a therapeutic alliance between worker and young person offering appointments in a location they feel safe – including online. They take the least intrusive view to all of their interventions and support. In line with this, they have developed an evidence-based Screening, Prevention and Upward Referral (SPUR) approach.

Telephone: 01189 772022

Email: wokinghamreferrals@cranstoun.org.uk

Website: www.cranstoun.org

Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership (in Wokingham)

If you are concerned about a child’s welfare or worried they are being abused, you can make a referral to Wokingham Borough Council Referral and Assessment Team. Alternatively you can call or email ChildLine for advice.

Telephone: 0118 908 8002

Website: www.wokinghamsafeguardingchildren.org.uk

Email: triage@wokingham.gov.uk

Vaccination planner

Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.

Download from: NHS: Vaccination Schedule