A Guide to Good Practice

By Christine Hobart and Jill Frankel
November 2001
Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 0748745017
224 pages, illustrated
$31.95 paper original

The only book written specifically for those wanting to embark on a career as a nanny.

Includes information on training and the importance of understanding your rights as an employee, building relationships with the children and developing a successful partnership with the family, as well as a wealth of material on child care and education.

About the authors. Acknowledgements. Foreword by PANN. Introduction. Nannying as a career. Finding your family. Settling in. Routines. Keeping children safe and healthy. Caring for the sick child. Communication. Opportunities for play and learning. Managing children's behaviour. The needs of the young baby. Encouraging development in the one- to five-year-old. The needs of the school-age child. The needs of achild with a disability. Financial matters. How to work in partnership with your family. PANN Nanny Contract of Employment. Further reading. Useful contacts. Index.

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