Dorset Daily Dose

Dorset Daily Dose

Latest Government Advice

The latest government advice now allows people to exercise more than once a day as long as social distancing guidelines are followed, alone, with members of their household, or with one person from outside of their household.

Exercise is still confided to groups of no more than two people, unless exercising with members of the same household. Sport England have further collated key information in relation to sport and physical activity guidelines and to read more about what you 'can' and 'cannot' do since the latest government guidelines please click here.

Many facilities associated with outdoor sports and physical activities can now reopen, if those responsible for them feel ready to do so and if they can do so safely. Each venue, including council-owned sports facilities, should make their own decisions about when their facilities are ready. To find out more information and guidance please click here.


Now more than ever, it is so important to keep active and to look after our mental health, therefore we have put together the Dorset Daily Dose whereby we will share, create and connect top tips to help you get your daily dose of physical activity and look after your mental wellbeing.

Each day will provide a daily dose of:

  • Top tips to keep active
  • Challenges and tasks for your body and mind
  • Connecting people and their stories

We'd love to her how you are keeping active and looking after your wellbeing, so please share your creative ideas with us on social media using #DorsetDailyDose

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Dorset Daily Dose

Online safety at home

Posted: Wed, 22 Apr 2020 16:20

Online safety at home

Children will be spending more time online at how while they do their school work and socialise with friends. While using technology can provide hours of education and important social opportunities for children and young people during this period, it can present risks.

Thinkyouknow have provided some advice on things you can do to help keep your child safe online during this unsettling time.

Find out more here.

Tags: Children And Young People, online safety, safeguarding, thinkyouknow.co.uk

Every Mind Matters

Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 11:36

Every Mind Matters

Public Health England releases NHS-endorsed top tips for looking after mental wellbeing during Covid-19. Read More »

Tags: Mental Wellbeing

Friendship Phone Line

Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 11:15

Friendship Phone Line

PramaLife have launched a dedicated phone line, for those feeling lonely or who just want to talk to someone during the government imposed lockdown.

If you would like to speak to somebody, the PramaLife Friendship Line is available every day between 8am and 9pm on 01202 022987.

Tags: Mental Wellbeing

Resources and Support for Parents & Carers

Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 11:14

Resources and Support for Parents & Carers

NSPCC have got a wealth of resources, advice and support for parents and carers - whether you're working from home with your kids for the first time or supporting your children with anxiety due to coronavirus.

Have a look here.

Tags: Children And Young People, Mental Wellbeing

BH Live Active - Home Workouts

Posted: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 14:35

BH Live Active - Home Workouts

BH Live Active have created some workouts for you to follow from the comfort of your own home.

There's no equipment needed, and they're suitable for all fitness levels.

Have a go here.

Tags: Home Workouts

NHS - Gym-free workouts

Posted: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 14:29

NHS - Gym-free workouts

Put the fun back into fitness with these equipment-free workouts for all levels. Read More »

Tags: Home Workouts

Super Movers

Posted: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 14:26

Super Movers

Fun curriculum linked resources to get your child moving while they learn. Read More »

Tags: Children And Young People

Early Movers

Posted: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 12:12

Early Movers

Helping under-5s live active and healthy lives Read More »

Tags: Children And Young People

Stay Active at Home

Posted: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 10:12

Stay Active at Home

A simple set of exercises designed especially for older people to help everyone stay active at home by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. Read More »

Tags: Home Workouts

Mentally Healthy Schools

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:04

Mentally Healthy Schools

'Mentally Healthy Schools' is a free website for primary schools, offering school staff information, advice and practical resources to better understand and promote pupils' mental health and wellbeing.

To support school staff and parents during these uncertain times they are sharing some key resources on Covid-19.

For more information, please click here.

Tags: Children And Young People, Mental Wellbeing