Free Home Safety check for Newry parents with children under 5

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Tuesday, May 29th, 2018
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Newry, Mourne and Down District Council want parents to know that ‘together we’ve got this’ when it comes to child safety.

In support of Child Safety Week, led by the Child Accident Prevention Trust, the Council Home Safety team want parents, carers and professionals to know help is available when it comes to protecting children at home.

 

 

Speaking to Newry Times, Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Roisin Mulgrew said, “Parenting is difficult and can, at times, be overwhelming. Many parents feel they aren’t doing enough to support their children, given the everyday pressures of life.

“With children most at risk of having an accident at home, particularly those under the age of five, it’s important that parents know who to turn to for help and support.

“Child Safety doesn’t have to be complicated. Many accidents happen when parents are taken by surprise by the next stage in their child’s development, so being prepared for those stages will keep parents one step ahead.

 

 

“By carrying out a Home Safety check our team can provide specific tips, advice and where appropriate equipment to help reduce the risk of an accident at home,” she added.

For those parents with children under five years old who have concerns about safety in the home, Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, in partnership with the Public Health Agency, can carry out a free confidential Home Safety check.

For more information residents can email the Home Safety officer at ehealth@nmandd.org or call 0300 013 3333.

To find out more about Child Safety Week 2018 visit www.capt.org.uk/safe-children-together.

 

 


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