VIRTUAL HSCP - An Introduction to Safe Sleep

Date & Time:

Wednesday 14 July 2021 (19:00 - 20:30)

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Virtual Course, Microsoft Teams


The ‘Every Sleep Counts’ programme was developed in response to learning raised in the Hampshire Child K Serious Case Review as well as other partnership and child death reviews related to safe sleep practices.


The multi agency programme highlights the need for every sleep that a baby has to be a safe sleep, whether this is at nap time or evening sleeps, when families are travelling and staying in locations other than their homes - every sleep counts. The programme provides professionals with some practical resources that reinforces safe sleep messages in a variety of scenarios, including the increased risk of co-sleeping with a baby if you have consumed alcohol, taken illicit or prescription drugs. The programme also provides information on the criminal offence of overlaying.


Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the importance of safe sleep and what it is.
  • Understand why environments may not be a safe place for a baby to sleep.
  • Explain the criminal charge of overlaying.
  • Understand the risk factors associated with Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
  • Understand the importance of a multi-agency approach.
  • Support the workforce to deliver the safe sleep message to parents and carers

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Virtual Course, Microsoft Teams