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Safety, Nutrition, and Health in Early Education

Safety, Nutrition, and Health in Early Education - 98 edition

Safety, Nutrition, and Health in Early Education - 98 edition

ISBN13: 9780827373297

ISBN10: 0827373295

Safety, Nutrition, and Health in Early Education by Catherine Robertson - ISBN 9780827373297
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Delmar Publications
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Safety, Nutrition, and Health in Early Education by Catherine Robertson - ISBN 9780827373297

ISBN13: 9780827373297

ISBN10: 0827373295

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 98

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Summary

Safety, Nutrition and Health in Early Education will prepare child caregivers to deal with issues of children's safe environments and good nutrition and health, in a practical and realistic manner. It covers basic information, theory, and health assessment tools. In addition, the text includes practical applications, caregiving skills, cultural sensitivity and resources needed for working with children, families and staff. Organized to deliver the material so it is easy to learn and understand, it also includes color art and photographs which help to emphasize key points as well as reflect the diversity in child care.

  • format organizes material for easy use and reference

  • "reality checks" sections address real life issues that face caregivers on a regular basis

  • includes information on classroom, preschool, day care, and family child care and nannies

  • practices and strategies to help caregivers become more sensitive to cultural differences

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION. HEALTH, SAFETY, AND NUTRITION IN CHILD CARE: A HOLISTIC ENVIRONMENTAL APPROACH:

A Holistic Approach to the Well-Being of a Young Child.
The Total Environment.
Health Promotion, Protection, and Prevention.
Risk and Risk Management of a Child's Well-Being.
Providing High Quality Child Care in Health, Safety, and Nutrition.

HEALTH IN CHILD CARE. PROMOTING GOOD HEALTH IN CHILD CARE: Health Policies.

Children's Health Records.
Staff Health.
Providing a Mentally Healthy Environment.

TOOLS FOR PROMOTING HEALTH IN CHILD CARE:

Health Policies.
Recording Health Status of Children.
Assessing a Child's Health Status.

INFECTION CONTROL IN CHILD CARE:

Health Policies for Infection Control.
Mechanisms of Infectious Disease Spread.
Immunizations for Disease Prevention.
Universal Sanitary Practices for the Child Care Environment.
Food Safety and Storage for Disease Prevention.
Environmental Quality Control for Disease Prevention.

HEALTH CARE IN CHILD CARE:

Health Policies.
Identification of Infectious Disease.
Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care.
Managing Care of Ill Children.

SAFETY IN CHILD CARE. SETTING UP AND MANAGING A SAFE ENVIRONMENT IN CHILD CARE:

Safety Policies.
Creating Safe Environments.
Injury Prevention Management.
Constructing a Safety Plan for Child Care.

INDOOR SAFETY IN CHILD CARE:

Indoor Safety Policies.
Examining Child Care Environments for Indoor Hazards.
Indoor Equipment Safety.
Toy Safety.
Interpersonal Safety.
Poison Control.
Fire and Burn Prevention.

OUTDOOR SAFETY IN CHILD CARE:

Safety Policies for the Outdoor Environment.
Examining the Outdoor Environment for Safety.
Playground Equipment Safety.
Traffic and Transportation Safety.
Water Safety.

EMERGENCY RESPONSE PROCEDURES FOR CHILD CARE:

Safety Polices for Emergency Response.
Identifying an Emergency.
Basic Emergency Response Procedures.
Basic CPR and First Aid.
Disaster Preparedness.

NUTRITION IN CHILD CARE. PROMOTING GOOD NUTRITION IN CHILD CARE:

Nutrition Polices.
Understanding Nutrition.

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