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What Happens in a Baby Room Childminding
What Happens in a Baby Room Childminding

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Working in a baby room is a special kind of work and requires a certain kind of person. Staff in a baby room should be qualified and/or have significant experience with babies. The EYFS statutory framework suggests a minimum of two years’ experience working in the sector and qualifications to work in a baby room. Staff working in a baby room NEED to be aware of the conditions and illnesses that can happen in early childhood, how to identify them and what to do.

This course will look at separation anxiety and the changes that take place in a mother’s brain after birth, as well as the importance of play and some guidance for putting a baby to sleep.

The learning objectives for this course are as follows:

  1. To understand why a couple may separate after having a baby
  2. To understand brain changes in new mothers
  3. To learn more about maternity leave
  4. To understand the importance of play for babies
  5. To learn the dos and don’ts of putting your baby to sleep, along with the significance of sleep for a baby
  6. To understand the importance of recording information

This course ensures your practice is in line with the requirements of the Childcare Act 2006 (the Act), as amended by the Children and Families Act 2014. It will also support your continuous professional development and enable you to keep well informed and up-to-date with current practice.

Should you wish to discuss your training needs based on the children in your care, please call 0800 774 787.

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  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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