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Resources for Center Contracted Child Care Nurse Consultants happy child painting

This page contains resources for Nurse and Health Consultants contracted by Child Care Centers. Information about services provided by the Health Department can be found on the Child Care Nurse Consultant 's web page.


Child Care Nurse/Health Consultant's Role and General Information
DCFS Regulations  (entire document - note: Day Care Centers are Rule #407)
Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards: Guidelines for Out-of-Home Child Care, 2nd Edition (entire document)
Caring for Our Children: Nurse/Health Consultant
Healthy Child Care America 
Caring for our Children: Diapering
DCFS Regulations: Diapering
Diapering procedure poster (English and Espanol)

Caring For Our Children: Behavioral Information
DCFS Behavioral Information
Understanding Children Biting

Consultation Log
Visit checklist

Feeding and Nutrition
Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Centers
Caring For Our Children: Nutrition for Infants
DCFS: Infant/Toddler Daily Food Requirements
DCFS: Nutrition and Meal Service
DCFS: Special Requirements for Infants and Toddlers

First Aid
First Aid and Emergency Supplies
First Aid and CPR Training for Staff
DCFS: First Aid


Caring for Our Children: Grouping/Staffing
DCFS: Grouping/Staffing

Hand Washing
Caring for our Children: Situations that require hand washing
Caring for our Children: Hand washing procedure
DCFS Regulations: Hand washing


Medication Administration

Caring for Our Children: Medication Administration
Caring for Our Children: Medication Labeling, Storing and Disposal
DCFS: Medication Administration

Safe Sleep/SIDS
Caring for Our Children: Safe Sleep Practices and SIDS/Suffocation Risk Reduction
Caring for Our Children: Safe Sleep Practices and Pacifier Use
Caring for Our Children: Sleep Equipment and Supplies
DCFS: Safe Sleep

Social/Emotional Development
Social/Emotional Development: Birth - 12 Months
Social/Emotional Development: 12 - 24 Months
Social/Emotional Development: 24 - 36 Months 

Toy Sanitation
Caring For Our Children: Selecting an Appropriate Sanitizer
DCFS: Licensing Standards Definitions
DCFS: Licensing Standards Physical Plant/Indoor Space

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