Tag: School

Why do Parents send Sick Kids to School and Daycare? What can we do about it?

I was strapping my kids into the car outside daycare last week when a newbie mum came up to me to ask a few questions, quickly progressing to the meat: “And what about…germs?” “Oh, yeah,” I nodded ruefully, ‘There’s LOADS of those.’ She groaned when I told her the ugly truth; that, time after time,…

School Hand-Washing Project: Teaching Points

The main points I wanted to get across to the students were: Rationale for good and regular Hand-Washing (to protect others as well as for ourselves). How to wash  hands effectively and to introduce the three (main) areas in a good Hand-Washing regime. Extras such as face touching, caring for chapped hands can be touched…

Hand-Washing Project for Our Local School: Outline

Below, I’ve outlined my Project Proposal for the local School Hand-Washing Project. This way, the  Project can easily be mirrored in other schools by other Nurses, Health Activists or simply by individuals that care about basic Health and Hygiene in Schools! Feel free to use my YouTube video (link coming soon) for introducing Hand-Washing Technique…