Child Health (Side-by-Side campaign)

Child Health (Side-by-Side campaign)

What is Side-by-Side?
www.sidebyside.co.za  Side-by-Side describes the supportive relationship between a child and their caregiver, as well as relationship between all those ...
What is the goal of Side-by-Side?
The goal of Side-by-Side is optimum child development. Their objective is that children receive nurturing care and protection to enable them to reach their ...
What are the 5 elements of care that the Side-by-Side campaign is built around?
NUTRITION Good nutrition is important for you and your child to grow and be healthy. It starts with breastfeeding. LOVE Your child learns from looking at ...
What is the Road to Health booklet (RTHB)?
Every child receives a Road to Health booklet at birth to record the child’s medical history, health, growth and development from birth to the age of five. ...
How to connect with Side-by-Side?
The Side-by-Side campaign depends on the support of all stakeholders Connect via: Facebook: @SidebySideSA Website: www.sidebyside.co.za  Email:buh...
My child will be going to an Early Child Development (ECD) centre, what should I look out for?
The Early Child Development (ECD)  centre should have the following security measures in place: The ECD centre must be fully registered There should be a...
What is important to look out for within the ECD classroom setting?
Classes should not be full.  Each child needs to be allocated a seat. A qualified practitioner should be with the children at all times
What should the discipline policy be at an Early Child Development (ECD) centre?
The teachers must understand the children and know how to deal with them in a sensitive, but firm manner.
What should I look out for in the Play area of an Early Child Development (ECD) centre?
The area should be big enough for play equipment like jungle gyms and swings and any other equipment that’s important for the development of children’s moto...
What are the important things to note around the ablutions (bathroom and toilet area) at an Early Child Development (ECD)?
There must be enough toilets for the children and they should be size-appropriate for the kids. They should be wash basins where the children can wash their...