child safety

Checklist for advising children about safe use of social media
Checklist for advising children about safe use of social media April 18, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parents wanting to help their children use social media safely should advise them: To set privacy so that only friends can see the information they add. Not to add people to their social network that you don’t know and trust ... Read More »

Social Media: A guide for parents
Social Media: A guide for parents April 18, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Introduction Social networking is increasingly popular and interacting using online social media has become an important part of children’s and adolescents’ lives. The majority of Australian children use social media and use increases in older age groups. Amongst 8-11 year ... Read More »

Impact of Parents’ Military Deployment on Children’s Safety and Mental Health
Impact of Parents’ Military Deployment on Children’s Safety and Mental Health April 12, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry reports that following military parents’ return from combat deployment, their children show increased visits for mental healthcare, physical injury, and child maltreatment consults, compared ... Read More »

Medicines supplied without child-resistant caps – multiple brands
Medicines supplied without child-resistant caps – multiple brands March 23, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Return affected products to your pharmacy Some medicines can be toxic to children and are required to be supplied in child-resistant packaging. When these medicines are supplied in bottles, they must have a child-resistant closure (cap). Consumers and health professionals ... Read More »

Back to school anxiety for families with children affected by food allergy
Back to school anxiety for families with children affected by food allergy January 28, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

For families who have children with food allergy, the transition to school after the summer holidays can be an extremely emotional experience. A pilot study conducted by the University of Western Sydney into Starting School with Food has provided valuable ... Read More »

Smart seat to rescue kids left in cars
Smart seat to rescue kids left in cars January 4, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Summer brings a greater risk of babies or toddlers left unattended in cars – sometimes with devastating consequences. For example, last summer Ambulance Victoria paramedics rescued an average of four children a day from cars. To lessen this risk La ... Read More »

Solgar ABC Dophilus powder
Solgar ABC Dophilus powder December 8, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Related information Buying medicines and medical devices over the internet Counterfeit medicines and devices Safety advisory Certain batches of Solgar ABC Dophilus powder may pose a serious risk to your health, or the health of your child, and should not ... Read More »

Research grant to keep kids safe online
Research grant to keep kids safe online December 4, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Research investigating how to best keep young children safe online has been awarded a $365,211 Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project grant. Professor Lelia Green and Dr Donell Holloway from ECU’s School of Communications and Arts, Professor Sonia Livingstone (London ... Read More »

New anti-bullying computer game a Safekeeper
New anti-bullying computer game a Safekeeper November 18, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A partnership between Deakin University researchers and a Melbourne-based community organisation have created a computer game designed to prevent bullying. The prototype of the new game SAFEKEEPER, will be unveiled at an event at Melbourne Zoo on Friday. Deakin School ... Read More »

Study shows parents fear stranger harm
Study shows parents fear stranger harm November 2, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New research from La Trobe shows half of Victorian parents worry about their children coming to harm from a stranger when they are not with an adult. Almost half (48%) of Victorian parents of children aged nine to 15 are ... Read More »







 
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