Teaching the principles of good hygiene is the best way to avoid the spread of infection and other complaints, both in childhood and later in life. At the nursery our policy is to meet governmental guidelines on nutrition, providing five meals throughout the day that provide them with a healthy and balanced diet. We work in partnership with the parents to ensure that medical and dietary needs will be met. We help children learn about a range of foods, as well as various cultural approaches to meal times and eating that will teach them to respect differences among
* Cooking – Following cooking guidelines is extremely important in a care setting. All food especially meat such as chicken or pork should be cooked thoroughly to avoid food poisoning and illness in residents and staff. * Food storage – All food should be stored in a place that is suitable, it will explain the correct food storage on the packet or container that it comes in. If food is not properly stored it could go stale and cause illness Biii) Store food Safely | To ensure that food is properly stored James must read all packaging as storage guidelines will be on the packet or container. James must be careful of high risk foods such as meat, dairy products, seafood and some others as bacteria is more likely to spread on these types of foods.
Babies are different from children they need their nappies changed regularly to prevent any sores or infections and moisturising the skin well. Talking to parents about any allergies or skin conditions their child may have. We also need to teach about sun care and the dangers what it can do to our skin by ensuring parents apply sun screen and providing them with sun hats by sending letters out when the children are in the garden to ensue they have shade to be underneath whist out in the garden. Looking after hair we to need to talk parents about any allergies or conditions as they may require specific products. African-Caribbean children have oil rubbed into their hair wear braids and need less frequent hair washing, Caucasian childrens hair needs different care from African Caribbean such as washing more frequently and brushing.
SHC 34: Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings 1.1 Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role. A duty of care is a legal obligation imposed on an individual requiring that they adhere to a standard of reasonable care while performing any acts that could foreseeable harm others. Within my setting, before each morning and afternoon setting, we carry out daily risk assessment checks to ensure that the environment inside and outside is safe. We make sure all equipment is cleaned at the end of each session before it is put away and all tables are cleaned before the session. All toilets are cleaned at the beginning of the session, throughout the session and at the end of each session to stop the spread of infection.
Mama Bear notices Papa and the cubs are getting chubby so they change their eating habits to be healthy. Please provide a family recipe up on the return of the backpack. We will be making a cookbook once we have all the recipes. Copies will be sent home with each child. Safety: In this last section, we are learning about safety.
We could make more effective plans for their care and education whilst monitoring there welfare to show their skills and ideas. It is always important to have positive relationships because if we didn't there could be a danger that information could be withheld or passed on incorrectly this could result in the child not being given the support they require ending up in a delayed development . In our setting we must always create a good working relationship as it benefits all children and everyone involved, good relationships always create a positive environment where children can settle and relax easily. If we can build good relationships with every parent this is always a positive thing as parents will share information easier and take an interest in what their child is learning. It always helps to have good positive relationships with all staff as we can support each other and enjoy our
TDA 2.9 Support children and young peoples positive behavior 1.1. In our nursery we have a behavior policy on promoting positive behavior; it has the guidelines/code of conduct we use to promote positive behavior. The aims of the behavior policy is to create a consistent environment that expects, encourages and recognizes good behavior and one in which everyone feels happy and safe. The behavior policy is the main policy on promoting positive behavior in the nursery and we should all be aware of the policies as part of our ongoing professional development so that we can manage children’s behavior in a consistent way. The policy sets the boundaries of behavior expected from the children and also the behavior expected from staff.
2.3 Explain how theories of development and frameworks to support development influence current practice. Theories of development and frameworks to support development are incredibly important to us when working with children. They help us to understand children, how they react to things, situations, their behaviour and the way they learn. Different theories and ways of working with children have come together to provide frameworks for children’s care, such as Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) which is used within all child care settings. This encourages us to work together, help and check the development of babies, children and young people, to keep them healthy and safe.
By: Ixchellle Sandoval March 24, 2013 Child Development 340 NAEYC Standards There are ten NAEYC Standards are as follows: Positive relationships: Positive relationships are important for the development of personal responsibility, capacity for self-regulation, for constructive interactions with others, and for fostering academic Functioning and mastery. Warm, sensitive, and responsive interactions help children develop a secure, positive sense of self and encourage them to respect and cooperate with others. Positive relationships also help children gain the benefits of instructional experiences and resources. Children who see themselves as highly valued are more
Simah arif MU 2.8 Contribute to the support of positive environments Section1 A.Provide a definition of the term positive environment A positive environment is a place where children can learn how to behave positively, develop good social skills, set good examples and is age and stage appropriate for each child. It should also be conclusive and accessible to meet and value the needs of every individual child in the setting. The environment should be free from diversity and discrimination of any kind and should promote creativity to help encourage children to be positive and friendly towards others and each other. Also it is a warm, happy, and suitable place where children can learn play and develop themselves. (Megitt, 2011).