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August 2019
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SCMA secures Scottish Government funding to support children’s oral heath
SCMA is delighted to be named as one of the grant recipients of the ‘Oral Health Community Challenge Fund’ from the Scottish Government. Our ‘Childminding Happy Teeth’ is a three-year project that aims to provide training and support to childminders across Scotland to encourage and implement supervised tooth-brushing within their childcare settings.
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Applications are open for Best Start Food Payments
Replacing the UK Government’s Healthy Start Vouchers, ‘Best Start Foods’ from Social Security Scotland provides low income families on certain benefits with £17.00 every four weeks during pregnancy and for every child under three to spend on a range of healthy foods.
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New ‘Understanding Wellbeing’ resource is launched for practitioners
Children in Scotland has produced a new online free resource for teachers and practitioners working with children and young people - including childminders - to support you in helping them understand of their wellbeing.
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