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Model Child Care Health Policies

Significantly revised and updated, the new Model Child Care Health Policies, 5th Edition is a must-have tool to foster adoption and implemenation of best practices for health and safety in group care settings for young children. These settings include early care and education as well as before and after school child care programs. These model policies are intended to ease the burden of writing site-specific health and safety policies from scratch. They cover a wide range of aspects of operation of early education and child care programs. Contents include: - Admission/Enrollment/Attendance - Supervision and Provision of Social-Emotional Care - Planned Program, Teaching, and Guidance - Nutrition, Food Handling, and Feeding - Physical Activity and Screen Time - Daytime Sleeping, Evening, Nighttime, and Drop-in Care - Sanitation and Hygiene - Environmental Health - Transportation (Motor Vehicle, Bicycle/Tricycle, or Other Wheeled Toys), Pedestrian Safety, and Field Trips - Health Plan - Care of Children and Staff Members Who Are Acutely Ill or Injured - Security - Emergencies and Disasters - Child Abuse and Neglect - Smoking, Prohibited Substances, and Weapons - Human Resources/Personnel Policies - Medication policies - Numerous sample forms
eBook, English, 2013
5th ed
American Academy of Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, 2013