ERIC Number: ED225647
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Sick Child Care Book for Parents and Child Care Providers.
Bananas, Inc., Oakland, CA.
Intended for use by parents and child care providers, this short booklet offers practical information about many common childhood illnesses, providing suggestions for making decisions which concern the sick child. Information is given relating to how parents (especially working parents) can be prepared for their child's illnesses, specific instructions parents should provide when they have to leave the sick child with an alternative caregiver, sickness policies of child care providers, keeping the child healthy, common childhood illnesses, emergency situations and first aid, when to call a doctor, comfort measures for sick children, activities for sick children, and the importance for children of role playing doctor-related situations. A one-page selected bibliography of materials of interest to adults and children, a recommended immunization schedule, and a sample authorization form for the administration of medication are also included. (MP)
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Children, Day Care, Disease Control, Diseases, Early Childhood Education, First Aid, Guidelines, Learning Activities, Parent Responsibility
Bananas Office, 6501 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609 (Paper, $3.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bananas, Inc., Oakland, CA.