Parent's Corner

Please find listed below a series of links and details for our families regarding many childhood concerns and questions.

Information on behaviour guidance.

The Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) is run through several
local area health services;
The Children’s, Youth and Women’s Health Service:
Information on communicating with children effectively.

(lots of stuff on this site for communicating with children of different ages)
Information on child protection issues.


Protective Behaviours: http://www.protectivebehaviours.
Information about safe storage of potentially dangerous products at home.

The best authority is KidSafe NSW:

Though other sites (eg Raising Childrens Network) have some helpful tips

Information about

equipment and furniture for children.

The best authority is KidSafe NSW:
and most things you buy will have an Australian Standard, which you can look at online at:
Choice often do great comparisons on children’s products

And the Department of Fair Trading have some useful guidelines

Relevant information

about OH&S as they relate to the children and families using the centre.

When visiting the centre it is important to keep the following in
a) follow the directions of staff
b) observe any warning / instruction signs
c) close doors behind you
d) watch out for tripping hazards (eg toys on the floor)
e) take care when lifting (bend your knees, brace your back)
f) follow strict hygiene practices (frequent hand washing)

g) be Sunsafe -
Information on nutrition and good eating habits.
(have some great fact sheets for child nutrition)

(there’s a link on this page to a pdf document on child nutrition

websites for parents, a very handy list)
Information about food handling and storage.
Information on hygiene and food safety.

Information on hygiene and dental care.
Information on sleep equipment and safe sleeping practices.

Information about
suitable clothing for

play both indoors and outdoors.
Information on safe sleeping practices.
Information on sun protection.

Information on

Immunisation schedules.

Information on

Immunisation clinics.
Most GPs are able to immunise your child and bulk bill under
medicare making it relatively free (or at least inexpensive)

Or Call the Immunisation hotline on 1800 671 811

Other Helpful Websites include:

NSW Department of Health
The Children’s Hospital Westmead
have a range of really helpful, easy to use fact sheets on all sorts of things.
Health Insite
Lots of quite specific information about various child safety issues.
The Raising Children Website
Has a fantastic range of age related guidelines on everything from feeding, to behaviour guidance.
The National Child Care Accreditation Council
The ‘Families and Children’ page has some great information on high quality childcare, what to look for, where to find it.
The Department of Community Services
has some great tips on parenting
a fantastic organisation for new parents dealing with the challenges of babies as they arise – they also have a very helpful 24hr hotline
again, with a 24hr helpline
Hills Parenting
run some great courses, and have some support programs for parents
Australian Breastfeeding Association
Early Childhood Australia
Not a lot of information directly on the site, but some great reviews of information, articles, books and resources available to buy

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