Topic "Children's Health" in Tamil - total 49 documentsTitle: Action taken form- student head lice
Summary: This form is used to gain an understanding of the treatment used for headlice and when it commenced.
Title: All about kindergarten
Summary: Children go to a kindergarten program in the year before starting school, usually when they are four years old. Some services also offer kindergarten programs for three-year-olds. This booklet provides comprehensive information about how and when your child can start kindergarten.
Title: Baby and toddler cues: in pictures
Summary: How do you know if your baby wants to play, wants a break or needs sleep? Use this illustrated guide to baby tired signs and other baby cues.
Title: Bathing a newborn - in pictures
Summary: Picture cards that take you through bathing a newborn safely, including demonstrations of setting up the bath, bathing techniques and baby bath temperature. When you're bathing your newborn baby, it's important to look after your baby's comfort as well as their cleanliness.
Title: Bedwetting in childhood
Summary: Bed-wetting is common. About one in every five children in Australia wets the bed. Bed-wetting can run in families and is more common in boys than girls before the age of nine years. It can be upsetting for the child and stressful for the whole family. The good news is that you can get help.
Title: Bedwetting teenagers and young adults
Summary: This translated brochure provides information for bedwetting teenagers and young adults including what causes bedwetting, how it can be helped, and chances of becoming dry. It also describes how common it is and whether there is help available.
Title: Beta Thalassaemia
Summary: Thalassaemia is a group of blood disorders affecting haemoglobin production.
Title: Better sleep for teenagers: in pictures
Summary: A guide in pictures to teenage sleeping, with tips for helping teens, teenagers and adolescent children get to sleep, relax before bedtime, and wake up effectively.
Title: Bilingualism and languages learning
Summary: This brochure explains the benefits of teaching a child more than one language.
Title: Bonding with newborns and babies - in pictures
Summary: Picture cards that illustrate bonding through cuddling, contact and facial expression. Suitable for 0-12 months.
Title: Breastfeeding and childcare
Summary: Breastfeeding and childcare provides information for both parents and childcare providers, and outlines the rights of mother and baby regarding breastfeeding and childcare.
Title: Breastfeeding confidence
Summary: Breastfeeding confidence is a quick guide on the essentials of breastfeeding.
Title: Breastfeeding positions - in pictures
Summary: Picture cards with illustrations to explain breastfeeding positions to try for comfort and attachment. Suitable for 0-3 months.
Title: Burns and scalds first aid - in pictures
Summary: Picture cards that explain what to do if your child gets a burn or scald. A burn is an injury to the skin that happens from touching something hot. Scalds are burns from hot liquids or steam. Suitable for 0-18 years.
Title: Caring for children
Summary: This resource provides information on child developement and important laws and information about parenting in Australia.
Title: Changing a nappy: in pictures
Summary: An explanation of how to change a child's nappy, using images.
Title: Child, family and relationship services
Summary: This translated, subtitled video outlines the family support services available to help parents raise their children. It emphasises the creation of a safe and nurturing environment for children as a priority and provides information on the kinds of supports that are available to children, their parents and carers in Victoria.
Title: Choking first aid for babies under 12 months in pictures
Summary: What to do when a baby is choking? This factsheet with a lot of pictures illustrates how to prevent choking and clear blockages for babies.
Title: Consent to conduct head lice inspections
Summary: This form asks parents to provide written consent for their children's school to conduct head lice inspections.
Title: Family planning - please consider having a carrier test for genetic blood disorders
Summary: Around 1 in 20 people worldwide is thought to have inherited an altered globin gene which they could pass on to their children. If you are a carrier of an altered globin gene it is important that your partner has a blood test to determine his or her carrier status.
Title: Free or low-cost kindergarten - kindergarten fee subsidy
Summary: Your child may be eligible for free or low-cost kindergarten as part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to provide all children with access to a high-quality kindergarten program in the year before starting school.The kindergarten fee subsidy provides eligible four-year old children with access to a kindergarten program for up to 15 hours per week.
Title: Hand-washing for children and teenagers: in pictures
Summary: An explanation of how to wash your hands correctly, using images.
Title: Head lice alert notice
Summary: This alert notice explains that some children in a school have head lice and explains what parents need to do to prevent the spread of head lice.
Title: Helping children cope with stress during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
Summary: This fact sheet, adapted from the World Health Organisation’s information, provides tips for parents and carers to help support their children who may be feeling stressed due to the recent news of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Title: How to hold and handle your newborn: in pictures
Summary: This parenting guide in pictures shows you how to hold a baby or newborn. It includes tips for picking up, handling and cradling your baby.
Title: How to keep your teeth healthy
Summary: Information about how to keep children's teeth healthy, how to brush and when to take your child to a dental clinic for their first checkup.
Title: Hygiene and daily care for babies (0-18 months)
Summary: This parenting guide in pictures demonstrates daily hygiene and care for newborns and babies. It includes cleaning baby's face and head, nails, umbilical cord and genital care.
Title: Indoor safety: in pictures
Summary: This illustrated guide to indoor home safety for kids has information on smoke detectors, safety glass, poisons, safety gates, sharp items and blind cords.
Title: Jaundice in newborn babies
Summary: Jaundice in newborn babies is a yellow colouration of the skin and the whites of the eyes. Visible jaundice occurs in one third to a half of normal newborn babies. It usually does not cause problems and generally fades by the end of the first week after birth. If the jaundice appears within 24 hours of birth, or is still present after 2 weeks, contact your doctor or local hospital.
Title: Kids can drown without a sound
Summary: A literature review identified portable pools as a high risk location for child drowning and near drowning. Discussions with bilingual workers, key informants and focus group participants also identified the need for water safety education among culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities. Kids Health developed a portable pool safety brochure titled "Kids Can Drown Without a Sound" based on focus group feedback conducted by Multicultural Health Communication Service (MHCS). This brochure raises awareness of the safety issues associated with portable swimming pools and the legal requirement for fencing to English and non-English speaking community groups.
Title: Multilingual and bilingual children - benefits and challenges
Summary: If you are bilingual, you use two languages. If you are multilingual, you use more than two. Raising multilingual or bilingual children has many benefits. For example, it can create strong family and cultural bonds. Raising multilingual or bilingual children has challenges. For example, it can take a lot of time and effort.
Title: National assessment program- literacy and numeracy
Summary: This information sheet explains what is the national assesment program- lIteracy and nurmeracy (NAPLAN) test
Title: New Child Safe Standards information sheet
Summary: The Child Safe Standards (the Standards) commenced in Victoria in January 2016. After five years, we have seen how the Standards improve safety for children and young people. Changes are being made to make our Standards even stronger.
Title: Newborn baby routines: in pictures
Summary: An explanation of your newborn's daytime and night-time routines and how to balance routine with their needs.
Title: Quit smoking for baby
Summary: This fact sheet looks at the risks of smoking while pregnant, the benefits of quitting smoking when pregnant, and what can help you quit smoking in pregnancy.
Title: Raising multilingual and bilingual children - options
Summary: There are two main models for raising bilingual and multilingual children - one person-one language, and heritage language as home language. The best way to help children learn broad vocabularies in languages other than English is to always use those languages with them. You can support your child’s multilingual or bilingual development through play, community activities and everyday activities at home.
Title: Reducing SUDI and SIDS risk: in pictures
Summary: Reduce SUDI and SIDS risk by sleeping babies on their backs, creating a safe sleeping environment and breastfeeding if you can.
Title: Sleep relaxation for children: in pictures
Summary: Techniques to help your child relax and get a good night's sleep.
Title: Soothing a crying baby: in pictures
Summary: Techniques to soothe a crying baby, including recognising the reason why they are distressed and how to keep a crying baby safe.
Title: Statewide Eyesight Preschooler Screening (StEPS) brochure
Summary: The StEPS brochure explains why children should have their vision screened before they start school and how children can access the StEPS program and have their vision screened for free before they start school.
Title: Sun Sense - information for parents and caregivers
Summary: This fact sheet discusses the issue of sun safety within a school context.
Title: Talking to your child during Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Summary: This guide will help you talk to your child about coronavirus (COVID-19). It includes tips on how to have a safe and reassuring conversation and links to resources to help you and your family.
Title: Telehealth appointments for children and teenagers: in pictures
Summary: How to set up and prepare your child to get the most out of their telehealth appointment.
Title: Toilet training: in pictures
Summary: Is your child ready for toilet training? Our illustrated guide explains the signs and takes you through basic toilet training steps.
Title: Tummy time: in pictures
Summary: This parenting guide in pictures shows why tummy time is important, how to do tummy time with a young baby and how to make sure baby enjoys tummy time.
Title: Using play to support children during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
Summary: While social distancing rules are in place, children are unable to play with their friends in the way that they are used to. This makes play time at home especially important. The following five tips can help you use play to support your child’s mental health during COVID-19.
Title: What's new? Overview of the new Child Safe Standards
Summary: The new Standards set out minimum requirements and outline the actions organisations must take to keep children and young people safe. They provide more clarity for organisations and are more consistent with Standards in the rest of Australia.
Title: Why does my baby need a hearing check?
Summary: Information for parents on hearing checks for babies, and why they're important for detecting problems early.
Title: Why has my baby been referred directly for a diagnostic audiology assessment?
Summary: Information from the NSW Statewide Infant Screening-Hearing (SWISH) Program for parents whose baby was found to be not eligible for screening, and referred directly for a diagnostic assessment.
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