Million Messages: Key Messages Table
Information Sheet, 2012
The Million Messages program is the development of a comprehensive plan to standardize messages given to parents about injury by public or community health nurses. Each of these messages is simple, consistent, routine, and targets an issue that affects children at specific stages in their growth and development. The messages are developed for visits during the prenatal, newborn, two months, four months, six months, twelve months, eighteen months, and preschool periods. This program was developed by Capital Health in Alberta.
Home Safety Tips: 5-9 Years
This brochure contains information on the common causes of injury for children between five and nine years of age. Injury prevention at home as well as within a community is discussed including: car seats, playgrounds, bikes and other wheels, pedestrian safety, falls, drowning, poisoning, and burns and scalds.SKU: 4-025
Fact Sheet, 2010
The best way to avoid injury while cycling is to follow safe practices. This fact sheet outlines some rules of the road and general tips to help you avoid injury while cycling. This resource is ideal for all cyclists.
Child Death Review in Canada: A National Scan
This report provides information about current child death review processes that exist in each of the provinces and territories in Canada, based on interviews with key informants in each region. Particular attention is paid to those provinces with a coordinated, multi-disciplinary, provincial child death review process. Recommendations and advice for others initiating a child death review process are also included.
Someone Else: Bicycle Safety for Intermediate Grades
This video describes the aftermath of a bicycle crash and its effect on the rider, 13-year-old Danny, his friends, and the motorist. The DVD discusses the effects of a head injury and the importance of wearing a bicycle helmet. Audience: preteens and teenagers.SKU: 4-V-412