PIF Categories: CYP Occupational therapy

Toilet training

Date: 10/08/2021 | Category:

What to expect Toilet training can be a long process that involves a lot of practice, patience, accidents and washing. Every child responds differently and will gain toilet independence when […]

How and when to wash your hands

Date: 09/08/2021 | Category:

Why it’s important Washing your hands properly removes dirt, viruses and bacteria. It stops them spreading to other people and objects, which can cause illnesses such as food poisoning, flu […]

How to have a shower

Date: 09/08/2021 | Category:

Download our visual guide on how to have a shower. Follow the link on the right to download the guide.

How to have a bath

Date: 09/08/2021 | Category:

Download our visual guide showing the step-by-step process on how to have a bath. Follow the link on the right to download the guide.

Sleep

Date: 09/08/2021 | Category:

For children, sleep allows their bodies to rest from high levels of daily physical activity. Sleep also promotes healthy growth of bones, muscles and other body tissues. Our brains become […]

Mealtimes

Date: 09/08/2021 | Category:

Mealtimes are an essential part of family life. You can help your child develop self-feeding skills from an early age. It can be a complex task for some children and […]

How to help a child fasten zips

Date: 09/08/2021 | Category:

Children usually learn to fasten zips before any other fastening. It’s likely they’ll have a zip on their jacket and will need help initially to put the zip together. From […]

How to put on socks

Date: 09/08/2021 | Category:

By the age of 2 to 3 years, children can remove their socks. By 3 to 4 years, children begin to show more independence when getting dressed. How to help […]

How to tie a school tie if you’re right handed

Date: 09/08/2021 | Category:

Download our visual guide which shows you how to help a left-handed child tie their school tie. Follow the link on the right to access our guide.

How to tie a school tie using if you’re left handed

Date: 09/08/2021 | Category:

Download our visual guide which shows you how to help a left-handed child tie their school tie. Follow the link on the right to access our guide.