Healthy Children: A Guide for Child Care

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Elsevier Australia, 2004 - Medical - 290 pages
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Healthy Children: A Guide for Child Care (2nd ed) provides child services students, and those already working with young children, a strong foundation for their career in child care by achieving a broad understanding of all aspects of health. With an emphasis on positive health experiences, the text covers disease prevention and the child care setting's role as community health provider and addresses the new child care competencies developed by the Australian National Training Authority.
 

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Contents

What is health?
3
Human reproductive systems
27
Getting pregnant
39
The growing and developing child
70
Child health and child care
101
Hygiene practices and healthcare routines
142
Nutrition
166
Child safety and accident prevention
199
Child protection
218
Illness and Other disorders in child care
230
Supporting the childcare worker
253
Community health resources for child care
264
Links with Community Services Training Packages
276
Index
287
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