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Well beings: A guide to health in child care

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Grenier, Danielle, and Leduc, Denis
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Publication Date: 
1 Oct 2008


Well Beings is the definitive guide to health in child care in Canada. First published in 1992, this revised third edition has been updated with the latest information, evidence and best practices in child care. It's packed with useful forms, checklists, tools and resources, as well as visual clues to alert readers to key points. This comprehensive reference is a must for child care centres, agencies and home-based providers, early childhood instructors and students, and public health professionals. With so much information on the daily care, health and safety of children from birth to preschool, it is also an indispensible resource for physicians and parents alike. Well Beings contains information on: Healthy activities Nutrition Dental health Preventing and managing infections Safety and injury prevention Common and chronic medical conditions Emergencies Children's emotional well-being Including children with special needs Protecting children from maltreatment The physical and emotional health of caregivers