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.
NFQ Level 5 Child Health & Well-being (5N1765), a mandatory component of Early Childhood Care & Education (5M2009) as awarded by QQI.
Section One: Legislation, Health and Welfare
Chapter 1: Legislation and Policy
Chapter 2: Health in the ECCE Setting
Chapter 3: Common Childhood Illnesses
Chapter 4: Personal Care Routines in ECCE
Section Two: Nutrition, Health and Safety
Chapter 5: Nutrition in the ECCE setting
Chapter 6: Safety in the ECCE setting
Section Three: Health Promotion
Chapter 7: Promoting a Healthy Environment in an ECCE Setting
Chapter 8: Applying Developmental Knowledge to Promote Child Health and Well-being
Section Four: Appendices
Appendix I: Sample Letter Informing Parents of the Outbreak of an Infectious Disease in the Setting
Appendix II: Exclusion Periods for ECCE Settings
Appendix III: Child Health and Well-being Module: Assessment
Niamh Gaine, BA English and Psychology, HDip Psychology, Masters in Adult Education, teaches Childcare and Psychology in Cork College of Commerce and was involved in developing the indicative content for new FETAC Level 5 and 6 Certificates in Early Childhood Care and Education.