Module 5: Health Check Your Child
Module 5 is designed to open up a discussion on health, hygiene
and nutrition. These are often difficult topics to raise with
parents but all are really important to the well being of
Basic health care, hygiene and nutrition are key aspects of providing an environment that is good enough for children. Often parents who are feeling overwhelmed have simply forgotten to ensure that the basics are in place.
Areas of some sensitivity can then be discussed within the context of "health checking" your kids. Issues relating to cleanliness, overcrowding, poor nutrition and hygiene, dental health etc are broached with sensitivity and respect. Specific goas are set to remedy immediate health and hygene needs. The bottom line is that all children need to have these basic needs met.