Caregiver Responsibilities. Responsibilities of Caregivers n Love and Understanding n Maturity n Health n Safety

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<ul><li>Slide 1</li></ul> <p>Caregiver Responsibilities Slide 2 Responsibilities of Caregivers n Love and Understanding n Maturity n Health n Safety Slide 3 Responsibilities of Caregivers n Developmental stages of children n Guidance n Play n Toys Slide 4 Emergency Guide n Choking n Fractures/Sprains n Convulsions n Animal Bites n Nosebleeds Slide 5 Emergency Guide n Skin Wounds n Poisoning n Insect Stings n Burns n Head Injuries Slide 6 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. Slide 7 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. Slide 8 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. Slide 9 Spot the Safety Hazard n What safety hazard is connected with the word on your card? n How can you correct it? Slide 10 Summary n Being a caregiver is a big responsibility. n It requires preparation and dependability. n This responsibility cannot be taken lightly. </p>