You and your child might find it helpful to use books to learn more about emotions and how to manage them. Below is a list of books that you might find helpful.
There are also apps that can help you with visits to the hospital and with your emotions.
Members of your child’s burn care team may also have some resources that they recommend, ask them for recommendations.
HospiChill - Helping you prepare for going into hospital
The HospiChill App will not only help you prepare in the weeks before your appointment but also help you feel more in control when your there by teaching you how to relax and stay calm.
Breathe2Relax - teaches a skill called ‘diaphragmatic breathing’ to help users feel more relaxed
The Breathe2Relax app provides instructions for deep breathing exercises that can help reduce stress. It can be used wherever you are, as a standalone tool or combined with other psychological therapies.
Child Trauma Recovery - a website designed to help parents to understand more about how their child or teen may react following a trauma
Child Trauma Recovery aims to provide parents and caregivers with help, advice and reassurance after their child has experienced a frightening or traumatic event.