Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards: Guidelines for Out-of-Home Child Care Programs (3ed.)
Item #: 705
# of Pages:515
Subject: Health & Safety
Caring for Our Children covers topics such as health promotion, nutrition and food services, safe-play environments, and program activities for healthy development. It includes a comprehensive set of health and safety performance guidelines or "standards" with accompanying rationales for child care providers, parents of children in child care, health professionals, and state health officials. Care providers can also find information about plans and equipment for children with special needs and can access medical treatment forms in the appendices.
Issued jointly by the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Public Health Association, and National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care.