This topic covers the duty placed upon early years providers to promote the good health of the children in their care and to take appropriate action in the case of accidents and injuries.

The rest of this topic covers the necessary steps that providers must take to prevent the spread of infectious disease, including the coronavirus, and the appropriate action they should take when children attending the setting are ill.

Related material can be found in the topics on Accidents and Emergencies, First Aid, Hygiene and Medicines.

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