Child Health

Children come into contact with many other children and adults in an early education and care service environment, which can result in the contracting of infectious illnesses. Quality standards require these services to put specific strategies into action to minimise the spread of infectious illnesses. Remember: While every reasonable effort is taken to minimise the spread of illness, it is not […]
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Being “sun smart” should be a habit that starts in childhood and becomes as second nature as putting on a seatbelt every time you get in the car. That’s the hope of Cancer Council Australia. In day care centres and primary schools around the country, kids are adopting sun safe practices like wearing sun hats and sunscreen. In fact, since […]
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Backyard pools can be the life of summer but they can also be unsafe for children if proper safey precautions are not taken. Follow these tips from Life Saving Victoria to ensure your pool stays a fun zone, not a danger zone. Proper supervision Never take your eyes off children in and around the pool. Active supervision means that your […]
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