ERIC Number: ED164087
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Health Precautions. Child Health and Safety Series (Module II).
Iscoe, Louise; And Others
This manual for child care personnel in day care homes and centers provides guidelines on developing and maintaining health records and permission forms, establishing daily cleanliness routines, making daily health checks, and conducting periodic screening to identify children with problems requiring professional help. Section I focuses on recording information on immunizations, health examinations and emergency procedures and obtaining medication and travel permissions. Sample forms are included. Section II deals with toileting and washing routines, precautions with food, and dental care. In Section III a daily health check for each child is recommended. Section IV provides guidelines for periodic screening for health, visual, hearing, speech, motor, behavior and learning problems. Checklists are provided to guide observations in each problem area, and referral procedures are indicated. Section V lists local, regional and national agencies from which information and resources may be obtained. (A slide/sound presentation and pamphlets were produced in conjunction with this manual.) (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas State Dept. of Human Resources, Austin.
Authoring Institution: Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX.
Note: For related documents, see PS 010 241, PS 010 248, and PS 010 252-56