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Accidents can happen to anyone at any time. Although it is almost impossible to eliminate every potential danger your child may come across throughout their young lives, it is possible to reduce the risks they may encounter.There is a fine line between protecting children and stifling them. Over protective parents can unwittingly prevent their children from learning about possible dangers and therefore how to protect themselves from harm.This book will help parents to take a balanced look at the dangers both inside and outside the home. It will show how to eliminate as many potential risks as possible. It also offers a wealth of tips and advice on topics including:-A* Stranger awarenessA* BullyingA* Understanding the dangers of the internetA* Recognising the different types of abuseA* Learning about personal safetyA* Dealing with accidents and illnessA* Understanding basic first aid Contents: Introduction; Acknowledgements; 1. Keeping Your Child Safe in the Home; 2. Keeping Your Child Safe in the Garden; 3. Keeping Your Child Safe Outside the Home; 4. Bullying; 5. Dangers Online; 6. The Legal Framework for Protecting Children from Abuse; 7. Abuse of Children with Disabilities; 8. Physical Abuse; 9. Emotional Abuse; 10. Sexual Abuse; 11. Neglect; 12. Learning from Personal Safety; 13. Dealing with Accidents; 14. Dealing with Common Illnesses; 15 Basic First Aid; List of useful telephone numbers and websites; Index.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845282363
ISBN-10: 1845282361
Format: Paperback
(233mm x 153mm x 13mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: How To Books Ltd
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 29-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Allison Lee

Allison Lee has been a registered childminder for over thirteen years with an outstanding Ofsted report. Using her wealth of knowledge and experience gained from working with children and their families for many years, she has written several books about childcare. She also tutors distance learning courses. Allison lives in Yorkshire with her husband and two teenage sons. She is author of Starting Your Own Childminding Business and The Childminder's Companion both from How To Books.

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