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The Nurture Room

The nurturing approach offers a range of opportunities for children and young people to engage with missing early nurturing experiences, giving them the social and emotional skills to do well at school and with peers, develop their resilience and their capacity to deal more confidently with the trials and tribulations of life, for life.

Safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments are important to promote. There is reason to believe they can help to:

■  Reduce the occurrence of Child Maltreatment (CM) and other adverse childhood experiences

■  Reduce the negative effects of CM and other adverse childhood experiences

■  Influence many physical, cognitive, emotional outcomes throughout a child’s life

■  Reduce health disparities

■  Have a cumulative impact on health

The Six Principles Of Nurture

1.       Children's learning is understood developmentally

2.       The room offers a safe space

3.       The importance of nurture for the development of wellbeing

4.       Language is a vital means of communication

5.       All behaviour is communication

6.       The importance of transition in children's lives

The Nurture Room

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