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Title: Responsive care giving for infants (PDF file - 172 KB) (Links to English resource)
Summary: Carers play an important role in the development of children. Carers who contribute most positively to a child’s development are loving facilitators of emotional, cognitive, language, physical, and social competence. With infants, good teaching and good caring occur with emotional support and facilitation of learning and development happening simultaneously. This is characterized as ‘responsive care’, carefully orchestrated to meet each individual child’s needs and relate to that child’s unique thoughts and feelings.
Organisation: Centre for Community Child Health (Royal Children's Hospital)
Publishing date: July 2007
Last reviewed: October 2020
Target audience: Parents
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