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Family Support

Matthew Keane is our Family Support Worker. 

Matthew is here to support families with items such as parenting issues, giving advice and signposting other services. You can get in touch with Matthew by ringing the main office number. If he is not available, please leave a message with reception and he will get back to you.

Matthew Keane
Matthew Keane

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Caring for a child is of paramount importance for several reasons. First and foremost, it is our ethical and moral responsibility to ensure the well-being of the next generation. Children are vulnerable and depend on adults for their physical, emotional, and psychological needs, making it crucial to provide them with a nurturing and supportive environment. Proper care during a child’s formative years has a profound impact on their future development, influencing their physical and mental health, social skills, and overall character. Additionally, caring for children helps foster a sense of security, trust, and attachment, which are critical for their emotional and cognitive growth. Ultimately, the care and guidance given to children today shape them into responsible, compassionate, and capable adults, who, in turn, contribute positively to society and the world at large.

Ensuring phone safety for children is really important in today’s digital age. Parents and caregivers should educate children about responsible online behavior, including the risks of sharing personal information and engaging with strangers. Implementing parental controls and monitoring apps can help maintain a safe online environment, restricting access to inappropriate content and limiting screen time. Open communication is key, fostering trust so that children feel comfortable discussing any concerns or encounters they may have while using their phones. By combining education, technology, and open dialogue, we can help children navigate the digital world while staying safe and responsible.

Getting rid of head lice is important for several reasons. Firstly, head lice are parasitic insects that feed on human blood and can cause itching, discomfort, and irritation to the scalp. This can lead to a decrease in a person’s quality of life and well-being, especially for children who are more susceptible to infestations. Secondly, head lice are highly contagious, and their presence can lead to the spread of lice to other individuals, particularly in close-contact settings like schools and households. Timely treatment is essential to prevent the infestation from spreading. Lastly, addressing head lice promptly helps in avoiding secondary complications, such as skin infections resulting from excessive scratching, which can become serious if left untreated. Therefore, eliminating head lice is not only essential for individual comfort but also for preventing their transmission and potential health issues for those affected.