Caring for Our Children: 4th EditionCaring for Our Children: 4th Edition

Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards, 4th Edition

Description The fourth edition contains guidelines on the development and evaluation of the health and safety of children in early care and education settings. Features 10 chapters of more than 650 standards and dozens of appendixes with valuable supplemental information, forms, and tools.


  • More than 100 updated standards and appendixes
  • Updated appendixes, including Signs and Symptoms Chart, Recommended Immunization Schedule, and Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care
  • Completely revised and updated topics on environmental health, infectious diseases, and nutrition


  • Staffing
  • Program activities for healthy development
  • Health promotion and protection
  • Nutrition and food service
  • Facilities, supplies, equipment, and environmental health
  • Play areas and playgrounds, and transportation
  • Infectious diseases
  • Children with special health care needs and disabilities
  • Administration
  • Licensing and community action
  • And more …

Copublished by: American Academy of Pediatrics, American Public Health Association, National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education

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ISBN: 978-1-61002-297-2
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics, American Public Health Association and National Resource Center for
Format: Soft Cover
Pages: 624
Publishing Date: 02/19