Subject: Child Health and Wellbeing
Title: ‘Child protection and the health and safety requirements for children in an Early Years setting in Ireland today’
Question 1: Aim, Objective and Rationale for Child Health and Wellbeing?
Question 2: Provide an overview of the legislation governing an Early Years setting with consideration to each of the following:
Question 3: Explain how the spread of infection can be controlled in an early years’ setting?
Question 4: Outline the role of childcare practitioners in protecting children from abuse.
Question 5: Carry out an audit of a child’s daily routine and outline how a child’s right to have a say in all matters that affect them is currently being implemented.
Question 6: Explain how this right could be better implemented within the daily routines, with reference to child health and safety?
Question 7: Explain what is meant by a balanced diet using the Food Pyramid as a reference?
Question 8: Outline and explain what is meant by a healthy eating policy (Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Pre-School Services (DoHC 2004)?
Question 9: Explain how play, relationships and the implementation of Article 12 (UNCRC) influences a child’s wellbeing?
Question 10: Discuss what you have learned from the Project?
Question 11: Make at least three recommendations. Provide suggestions to promote children`s protection, health, hygiene, and nutrition in the Early Years setting.