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Promoting the Health and Hygiene of Children
Promoting Health and Hygiene

This course looks at the health and hygiene needs of children and considers the vital part you play to support these in Early Years settings. You will learn about keeping the environment hygienic and promoting child hygiene, as well as meeting health needs. For example, by recognising when children become ill in the setting and knowing how to report and record incidents affecting their health.

 By the end of this course, you should understand:

  • What a hygienic environment is and how can you provide it.
  • Common hazards to health in a childcare setting.
  • General signs and symptoms of illness in children.

This course looks at the health and hygiene needs of children and considers the vital part you play to support these in Early Years settings. You will learn about keeping the environment hygienic and promoting child hygiene, as well as meeting health needs. For example, by recognising when children become ill in the setting and knowing how to report and record incidents affecting their health.

 By the end of this course, you should understand:

  • What a hygienic environment is and how can you provide it.
  • Common hazards to health in a childcare setting.
  • General signs and symptoms of illness in children.
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Overview

This online training course has been designed specifically for those providing Early Years training to staff working in Childcare. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about Promoting the Health and Hygiene of Children.

Interactive Video Lessons

Subjects covered include:

  • Promoting and Encouraging Hygiene
  • Identifying Hazards to Health and Hygiene
  • The Principle of Food Hygiene
  • Promoting Child Health
  • Recognising Illness
  • Giving Medication and Following Procedures
On average this online course should take around 40 minutes.

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Sue Asquith

Award winning freelance International Early Childhood Consultant and published author offering quality affordable childcare training and consultancy visits.  I have worked in affiliation with my local authority and children centres, on several DfE funded projects, as well as winning local authority bids to provide support and deliver training. I deliver key note speeches, seminars and workshops at conferences around the world, on Early Years TV and was one of the judges for the Nursery World Awards 2022.

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