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Same situation – A mother is worried about her 4 year old not sleeping in her own room. In addition, she has a 2-year-old with significant needs. You also know that the mother has a history of postnatal depression following both births. She is exhausted and not getting much sleep herself. She is an unmarried mother and has little support.

  • How would you proceed with this scenario?
  • Any other staff/services who could help?


  • G.P.
  • Health Visitor.
  • Disability Living Allowance. – Financial assistance
  • The Disability Team
  • Sponsored Child Care – Social Services
  • Child Care / Nursery
  • Adult Mental Health
  • A Family Centre
  • Family Link – Children NE
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