Understand how to establish a safe and healthy home based childcare environment for children

– explain why it is important to take a balanced approach to risk management.

– explain the principles of safe supervision in the home based setting and off site.

– describe procedures for:
. storage of medication
. administration of medication
. record keeping with regard to medication.

– carry out a risk assessment of own home:
. indoors
. outdoors.

– summarise to maintain a safe and healthy environment for children in relation to:
. preparing formula feeds
. sterilisation of feeding equipment
. preparation and storage of food
. safe disposal of waste
. care of pets.

– explain procedures to follow in the event of:
. accidents
. incidents
. emergencies.