Concussion in Children Under the Age of 6
Fact Sheet, 2019
Although the majority of concussions are minor, they can have serious outcomes for children under the age of six. This fact sheet defines what a concussion is, how concussions happen, and the signs and symptoms of a concussion. Information on treatment, potential long-term outcomes, and prevention is also provided. Aimed at health professionals and service providers who work with families.
Gotta Brain Getta Helmet
This booklet provides safety information about helmet use for a variety of activities. It also includes an example of a young boy’s experience of a head injury.
As part of the Gotta Brain Getta Helmet booklet, view this video featuring Savannah Smith, a motocross rider from Saskatchewan. Savannah shares information about her experiences, the importance of wearing a properly fitted helmet, and how to choose a helmet.SKU: 4-220
Million Messages: 6 to 12 Months
Information Card, 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.SKU: 4-353
Your Activity Guide for Teaching Bike Safety Skills
Guide, Revised 2020
This booklet is for any individual to use in educating children and youth about bicycle safety. These nine activities are designed for teaching bike safety skills for children ages 5 – 12. Included are speaking notes, notes to the educator, items required for the activities, and tools to support the activity (e.g., diagrams and photos). This booklet will help individuals focus on the importance of safe cycling through education.SKU: 4-217