Presentation on theme: "Caregiver Responsibilities. Responsibilities of Caregivers n Love and Understanding n Maturity n Health n Safety."— Presentation transcript:
Responsibilities of Caregivers n Love and Understanding n Maturity n Health n Safety
Responsibilities of Caregivers n Developmental stages of children n Guidance n Play n Toys
Emergency Guide n Choking n Fractures/Sprains n Convulsions n Animal Bites n Nosebleeds
Emergency Guide n Skin Wounds n Poisoning n Insect Stings n Burns n Head Injuries
Ten Tips for Safety n Never leave a small child alone at any time. n Keep the child away from electrical equipment or hot objects. n Keep gates closed or have a barrier across the top of stairs. n Keep dangerous objects out of childrens reach.
Ten Tips for Safety n Do not let children run around with sharp objects in their mouths. n Keep pot handles turned to the inside of the stovetop. n Keep children away from water unless supervised constantly.
Ten Tips for Safety n Teach children how to use their toys safely. n Teach children to pick up their toys when they are finished playing with them. n Teach children to stay out of the street.
Spot the Safety Hazard n What safety hazard is connected with the word on your card? n How can you correct it?
Summary n Being a caregiver is a big responsibility. n It requires preparation and dependability. n This responsibility cannot be taken lightly.