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Child Care – Health and Safety

Learn how to take care of children’s physical and mental health and fulfill their needs in this free online course. Taking care of children is a demanding task but the proper knowledge and experience can make it fun. You will …

Overview

Learn how to take care of children’s physical and mental health and fulfill their needs in this free online course.

Taking care of children is a demanding task but the proper knowledge and experience can make it fun. You will learn how to take care of children by keeping them safe and healthy at different stages of their development. We will explore how to fulfil children’s needs, give them the right food and environment to grow, protect them against abuse and neglect and encourage play for learning and experience.

In This Free Course, You Will Learn How To

  • Outline key principles of child development
  • Distinguish between child development and child growth
  • Explain different aspects of child care
  • Identify needs and special needs of children
  • Recognise a healthy and balanced diet for children
  • List duties of a caregiver to keep children safe and healthy
  • Categorise the several types of child abuse
  • Indicate signs of neglect and abuse to a child
  • Describe the importance of play as a learning tool for children

Curriculum

Free