Christmas closure dates

We are near the end of 2021! All centres will be closed on Friday 24th December 2021. The RISE Children’s Centre in Chippenham, at The Oaks will be open from Wednesday 29th to Friday 31st 9am-3pm.  All other centres will be closed but you can contact us on 01249 463040 9-3pm during these times. Normal…

Pregnancy and Coronavirus

COVID-19 vaccine in pregnancy You can get vaccinated against COVID-19 if you’re pregnant. It’s preferable for you to have the Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna vaccine. This is because they’ve been more widely used during pregnancy in other countries and no safety concerns have been identified. Find out more about pregnancy and COVID-19 vaccination  

COVID risk assessment

On Saturday 27 November 2021, the Prime Minister announced new temporary measures following the emergence of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 in the UK. Then on Sunday, the Department for Education announced the measures as they apply to education and childcare and updated the following document. Actions for early years and childcare providers during the…

RISE Walk & Talk to save lives!!

Following the Euros incident with Denmark footballer Christian Eriksen where he suffered a cardiac arrest mid game, it has highlighted the importance of having quick access to a defibrillator.   RISE have previously discussed purchasing defibrillators due to the services we provide and our staff being Paediatric First Aid trained, but financial implications prevented this so made ourselves aware of where local ones are located. We now want to…

World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week 1-7th August 2021 It’s #worldbreastfeedingweek2021. This year’s theme is all about a shared responsibility to protect and support families to breastfeed. We all have a role to play in supporting Mums to breastfeed whilst out and about in the community. Follow our Facebook page where we will be posting each day this…

Being a Parent

We are pleased to say we will be delivering a Face to Face ‘Being a Parent’ course next month at our Spring Rise Children’s Centre and are looking forward to seeing you!! Completely free, EPEC ‘Being a Parent‘ course consists of eight weekly sessions for parents of children aged between 2-5 years . Each course session is…