Fact Sheet, 2005
Every year in Saskatchewan, children between the ages of one and nine years are hospitalized due to playground injuries. This fact sheet outlines the steps parents can take to protect their children. Includes a checklist for ensuring their local playgrounds are safe and well-maintained.
Is Your Child Safe?
This booklet deals with important information on prevention of childhood injuries and covers such topics as baby carriers, blind and curtain cords, children’s clothing, playpens, playgrounds, safety gates, etc.Please note, we no longer stock this resource. please order directly from www.hc-sc.gc.caSKU: 4-358
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
Fact Sheet, 2010
Drowning can happen swiftly and silently. In Saskatchewan, drowning is the leading cause of death due to injury among children birth to four years of age and is the second leading cause of death due to injury among children five to nine years of age. The fact sheet outlines ways to assist you in protecting your family from drowning. Ideal for families and professionals working in the area of child safety.SKU: 4-500
Protecting the Brain
Fact Sheet, 2000
The brain enables us to do everything that we do – breathe, walk, plan for our futures, and makes us who we are as individuals. It is important to understand how the brain works so we can protect it as best as possible.SKU: 4-005