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SENSORY GARDEN |PDF Education Supplies

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A sensory garden stimulating the senses. This stimulation occurs courtesy of plants and the use of materials that engage one’s senses of sight, smell, touch, taste, and sound. These types of gardens are popular with and beneficial to both children and adults, especially those who have sensory processing issues, including autism and other disabilities. When planning a sensory garden, it is important to feature elements that appeal to all five senses. For visual stimulation, or sight, colour is an important consideration.  Touch Chose plants that are durable enough to withstand frequent brushing or handling. Look for textures in soft flowers,...

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Car park safety PDF Education Supplies

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Centre car park – ensure family members are aware of pedestrian safety rules such as holding their child’s hand and alighting children from the safety door. Encourage families to always supervise their children in the car park to prevent accidents and injuries which could occur as a result of reversing vehicles There a a wide range of car park safety weatherproof signs available at www.pdfeducationsupplies.com.au #safety #crossing

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Sanitising for safety PDF Education Supplies

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What is sanitising? Sanitising is killing harmful microorganisms that can be on a surface even if it looks clean.  When to sanitise - Before and after preparing food, always clean and sanitise: • Countertops. • Sinks. • Highchair trays. • Tables used for eating. • Place mats. • Bibs. And don't forget toys. Vinyl sticker from www.pdfeducationsupplies.com.au #workplacehealthandsafety #sanitising #clean  

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Correct storage of medications PDF Education Supplies

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It is vital that all medicine is stored away from children in a locked cabinet. This vinyl sticker will indicate where it is stored and also show that you have followed the correct procedures.  www.pdfeducationsupplies.com.au

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Back Care & Lifting PDF Education Supplies

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Back Care Policy  - The centre will minimise the risk of back injury in child care staff and other staff members by applying principles of back care and correct lifting and carrying technique. To assist PDF Education Supplies have made this vinyl sticker to attach to items that require 2 people to lift. www.pdfeducationsupplies.com.au Tips for better back care: Have shelving, filing cabinets, and storage cupboards at suitable height to avoid stretching to reach them Where possible, kneel rather than bend down, to avoid neck and back problems Carry children only when necessary, in the correct way - with one arm...

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