Resources for Child Safety
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Health Visitors are Safety Heroes
Every hour, four children under five years old are admitted to hospital with serious accidental injuries. Falls from heights, burns and scalds, and road accidents can have a lifelong impact on a child and their family. Child Accident Prevention Trust’s (CAPT) aims to help to secure a safer environment for children and young people, free from accidental death, disability and serious injury. At CAPT, we support health visitors and acknowledge their contributions to provide parents with the information and confidence to understand the importance of child safety.
10 points of advice & messages for parents
Good practice points on reducing accident in pre-schoolers
Every hour, four children under the age of five are admitted to hospital with serious accidental injuries. In 2010 83 under-fives died following accidents. Children from the most disadvantaged families are 3 times more likely to be admitted to hospital and 13 times more likely to die as a result of an accident.