gum. Brush teeth with small headed toothbrush after meal and moving the toothbrush in a circular motion are recommended with milk teeth.
NappyArea – In many settings parents provide nappies for their children. Like many areas of physical care this will be linked to many parent’s preferences some...
babies are very vulnerable and need everything doing for them.
Care of skin, hair and teethSkin- babies’ skin is extremely sensitive and delicate, and the parent should take extra care when cleaning the skin. Bath time is a good time to help the baby and parent to bond, the parent...
. Fold it up over her feet and across her middle. Now you can brush her hair with a soft brush. |
Bathing a young child.
Changing a nappy1. Before you change the baby's nappy wash your hands. 2. It is really important for the babysitter to have all the equipment standing by as you cannot...
childminder I will be more than happy to care for babies and children in nappies. I will need you to provide me with the baby’s/child‘s nappies, baby wipes and any creams you may use when changing your baby/child. These need to be clearly labelled with your child’s name.
I will provide a changing mat...
prospective client to discuss needs and what is required before starting any settling in periods at the setting.
Children we care for may have different skin types that may need different care a child with dark skin will still need to have sun block applied all babies have sensitive skin...
health, nutrition, safety and protective factors related to youngchildren or the quality of the ideas are shallow. The quality of the research is shallow. The research presented is superficial or not appropriate. There is little evidence of understanding related to health, nutritional, safety and...
Physical care of babies and under-threes
Caring for babies and under-threes will involve you in:
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changing their nappies washing them – ‘topping and tailing’ or (depending on your setting and role) bathing them caring for their skin, hair and teeth...
or outdoor areas. In fact many of the activities babies, toddlers and youngchildren enjoy indoors can be achieved outdoors and with greater freedom. If in group care, careful consideration of the organising of rooms for different age groups is necessary. Babies and toddlers need a room or home...
Aistear: the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework
promotes good health and encourages children to make healthy choices: ➜■ models and encourages exercising, taking care of teeth, washing hands, using their own hair brushes, using tissues...
different, as they'd need their nappies changed regularly to prevent infections and sores, and to also talk to the parent/carer about any allergies or skin conditions their child might have. We also talk to parents/carers about their child’s hair in case they have any allergies or conditions as...
environments by a qualified
occupationally competent assessor. Simulation is not permitted.
1. Be able to provide
respectful physical care for
babies and youngchildren.
1.1. Demonstrateculturally and
babies and youngchildren for:
nutritional problem in a young child:
listlessness and fatigue (tiredness)
loss of weight or lack of growth
irritability or aggression
bleeding under the skin and gums
sore tongue and cracks at the corner of the mouth
dry, dull, brittle or colourless hair
severely decayed teeth...
• Physiological - pubertyor medical conditions
2. Common Transitions 0-19 years, possible affects and benefit positive relationship may have:
• Babies weaning - youngchildren may not like the texture or taste of other foods and may lose weight if weaning attempts to replace a milk diet too early...
• The provider mast take necessary steps to safeguard and promote the welfare of children
Specific legal requirement areas are:
My responsibility as a childminder is to ensure the safety and welfare of all the children in my care in line with the...
The Importance of Good Nutrition and a Well Balanced Diet in Children 0 – 6
Good nutrition and a healthy balanced diet are important for youngchildren, introducing a healthy eating plan at a young age will benefit a child later in life. For the first 6 months of a child’s life their...
the child, putting the child to sleep, nappy changing and toileting, they personal hygiene and health and safety
• Bathing a baby is important care routine and a responsibility. This includes washing the child’s hair, skin and teeth. If these things are not done for the child then the child will...
which allowed more time and space for messy play. By doing this, it would not hinder the child’s development. (See appendices five for activity plan 1)
The second activity plan which provides a different aspect in meeting the care needs of children daily is nappy changing. Whilst working in an...
1. Erin has created an obstacle course for the preschool children at the service/centre. Erin has been asked by the director to adapt it for the school aged children that are arriving for after school hours care. The playground area...
MU2.8 Contribute to the support of the positive environments for children and young people
3.1 Explain how to effectively care for children and young people’s skin, hair and teeth
In every setting it is essential that children’s learning curriculum for personal care covers their skin, hair, teeth...
CHILDREN IN YOU CARE, INCLUDING THOSE WITH DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS.
It’s important to support all the children in my care; I make sure that all the activities are appropriate for the age of the child and ability of the child. Dealing with children with special educational needs and...