ERIC Number: ED408111
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Arkansas Safe Kids Are No Accident! Healthy Children Handbook.
Beck, Susie, Ed.
This handbook presents child care providers with fifteen chapters containing the most current information available on child health, illness, and development. Chapter 1 addresses "Child Growth and Development" in the areas of muscle, social, emotional, and intellectual skills. Chapter 2 addresses "Children's Health Histories" and how to keep health records. Chapter 3 covers "Nutrition" and focuses on balanced diet. Chapter 4 addresses "WIC Information," including eligibility and program description. Chapter 5 discusses "Dental Health," including normal dental health and care. Chapter 6 addresses "Preparing, Handling, and Storing Food" and food purchase guidelines. Chapter 7 addresses "Preventing Injuries," including indoor and outdoor safety checklists. Chapter 8 covers"Preventing Illness," including proper hygiene. Chapter 9 addresses "Preventing Communicable Diseases," including universal precautions, and provides a guide to communicable diseases. Chapter 10 addresses "Regulations Relating to Spread of Disease" for day care centers. Chapter 11 discusses "Reporting Communicable Diseases." Chapter 12 addresses "HIV/AIDS Infection Control," including sample policies for providers. Chapter 13 addresses "First Aid in Emergencies," including supplies and techniques for handling common accidents. Chapter 14 deals with "Protecting Health of Child Care Providers," including preventing infection and precautions for pregnant providers. Finally, Chapter 15 addresses "Child Maltreatment," including reporting requirements and definitions of maltreatment. (SD)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Caregiver Child Relationship, Child Abuse, Child Caregivers, Child Development, Child Health, Children, Cleaning, Communicable Diseases, Day Care, Day Care Centers, Disease Control, Early Childhood Education, First Aid, Food, Food Standards, Foods Instruction, Health Promotion, Nutrition, Resource Materials, Safety, Safety Education, Sick Child Care, Staff Development, Standards, State Standards
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arkansas Early Childhood Commission, Little Rock.; Arkansas State Dept. of Health, Little Rock. Office of Disability Prevention.
Identifiers - Location: Arkansas