A comprehensive textbook written for the Child Health & Well-being (5N1765) module, introducing the key requirements and concepts for providing and optimising the health and well-being of children in an ECCE setting in Ireland. * Encompasses the principles and standards of Aistear (2009) and Siolta (2006), as well as relevant legislation, including the Child Care (Pre-School Services) (No. 2) Regulations 2006. * Introduces and details key topics fundamental to the subject, including: * Nutritional needs and balanced menu planning for children of various ages * Common illnesses and their symptoms * Vaccination schedules * Personal care routines and development of practical skills to promote child health and well-being * Legislation and good practice guidelines * Children's ability to form positive relationships within the ECCE setting * Reflective practice exercises, which are integrated throughout the text. * Case studies and activities promote the application of knowledge and development of practical skills. * Written in a clear and concise style with illustrations throughout, and specific reference to project and skills demonstration assessments.
Written For: NFQ Level 5 Child Health & Well-being (5N1765), a mandatory component of Early Childhood Care & Education (5M2009) as awarded by QQI.