Headlice is the number one recurring health problem in schools. To assist schools in helping parents deal with headlice we have produced a range of resources:
Children need to learn about personal hygiene and how bacteria and viruses can spread diseases. Click here for the Bugs are Us pack which has been prodiced by the Health Education Service and has
- a cartoon DVD on personal hygiene from the bugs point of view. It also includes section on handwashing.
- three teacher's resourcees with lesson plans on bacteria
- CD of classroom resources.
Strokes are something that happen to older people. However if children and young people knew the early warning signs of strokes they could act FAST and get help for their parents or other relatives. The Health Education Service, togther with Birmingham and Solihull Stroke Network have produced a pack for teachers with background information and lesson plans. You can contact the Health Education Service for a copy.