Resources to prepare your child for immunisations - Better Lives Healthy Futures

Resources to prepare your child for immunisations

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We understand children may be nervous about their immunisation appointment, so please use these resources to reassure and explain to them what to expect. We want to do everything we can to make sure your child feels safe and reassured.
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Primary-aged children

The video above and stories below will help primary-aged children and children with additional needs to understand what to expect at their immunisation appointment.

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Older children

Older children who feel anxious may also benefit from reading the stories above. This HPV slide deck gives information about the virus and why its important to be vaccinated and this HPV vaccinations slide deck also has information about what to expect in a school vaccination session. There is also a HPV vaccinations easy read version – and information about Teenage boosters so students understand why these too are important and what to expect.

You can also read these frequently asked questions that we often get asked by children at immunisation sessions.

If your child has any special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), or anxieties please contact the team to arrange a clinic appointment or home visit and we will be happy to discuss your child’s requirements.

Wherever possible we will aim to meet your communication, access and information needs as per the accessible information standard. Please let the team know about any accessibility requirements.

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