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FREE online parenting courses for local families

Are you are a parent, a grandparent or carer and live in the Frimley Health and Care area?

Bringing up children can be enjoyable and rewarding but it also has its challenges.

At times like these, such as during the current pandemic, we’re offering you 24/7 FREE access to NHS-backed, online parenting courses and guides, including top tips from childcare, education and NHS health experts.

These include advice on:-

  • Understanding your pregnancy, labour, birth and your baby
  • Understanding your baby
  • Understanding your child 0 to 19 years
  • Understanding your child with additional needs
  • Understanding your teenager’s brain 
  • Understanding Your Child Mental Health and Wellbeing and much more!

The online guides contain advice relevant to expectant parents, parents, grandparents and carers of children of all ages including those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

The guides are also available in different foreign languages such as Polish, Urdu, Chinese, Bulgarian and Arabic.

How do I sign up?

Sign up for free by following these easy steps:

  1. Click here www.inourplace.co.uk. This takes you to the ‘Our Place’ website
  2. Choose the ‘Green Button’ to apply the access code.
  3. Apply code PARENTING
  4. Create your account
  5. Sign in and start learning!      

Access to the guides is unlimited with no expiry date, so you can return as and when you need and want to. Each guide has between 5 to 11 sessions which last roughly 20 minutes each, there are also activities that can be carried out between courses.

 

What do other parents say about these guides?

“This course has been an absolutely invaluable gift to me. It has and will change so many aspects of my life. I am undoubtedly a better parent and more rounded and fulfilled person as a result. Some aspects have literally been like ‘Eureka’ moments to me! I WISH I’d known all this years ago”

“The Solihull Approach course I did made it clear parents don’t need lessons: daily life throws us enough of those. What we need is the space to step back and observe our children. We need some structured guidance to help us reflect on all the factors that make them behave the way they do; some developmental, some circumstantial.”

“I have found the online course very useful. Now, I take time to think more during difficult situations and during arguments with my kids.”

“It doesn't work all the time but bit by bit, we are working towards a less confrontational household!”

“It’s an absolutely brilliant course. And is a fantastic way to educate us all to pause and stop and try to see what’s behind the behaviour rather than responding to the behaviour. Applies to work colleagues/ friends/ acquaintances as well as kids! Win win win.”

 

The guides are provided by the Solihull Approach and made available locally by Frimley Local Maternity and Neonatal System which is part of the Frimley Health and Care Integrated Care System (ICS), a partnership of NHS, health services, local authorities, voluntary sector and local people working to improve health and care services.

For more information on maternity, from planning a pregnancy through to caring for a baby, visit our dedicated maternity pages.

Frimley Health and Care