Heading back to school is an exciting time for most families. However, for those dealing with food allergies it can be a stressful and frightening time, at best. For kids with allergies, dangers lurk around every corner with high risk potential in shared-food spaces such as a […]
Today, KidCheck was honored to participate in the INCM Early Childhood Event, “Loving and Serving the Littles.” The event was designed for those serving this special group within children’s ministries and covered topics such as safety and policies, training and keeping nursery volunteers, how little […]
This guest post from Wristband Resources came to us from Mary-Anne Kent, a Girl Scout Troop leader working very hard to assist her girls on earning their First Aid Badges. In Mary-Anne’s troop some of the girls have allergies, and used KidCheck’s information on allergy […]
Allergies have increased steadily over the last fifty years , and this increase affects your organization. Eavesdrop on a typical conversation among a group of parents, and the issue of allergies will likely come up. Some interesting allergy statistics are : allergy alert
About 6% of children […]
We all know how important it is to be keenly aware of allergies or medical conditions for the children in your care. With KidCheck it’s easy to tell if a child has a medical or allergy condition that needs special attention, and at the same time […]
This is the second in a series of three “Child Safety” posts focusing on the purpose, planning, creating and implementing of a Child Protection Policy (CPP).
Last week, in Part 1, we shared a quick look at the numbers, or abuse statistics, that support the need […]
According to Foodallergy.org, Food allergies affect 1 in every 13 children and nearly 40 percent of children with food allergies have a history of a severe reaction that can be life-threatening.
As preparation for the coming school year begins, it’s important that those caring for […]
Those working with children know keeping kids safe is a 24×7, 365 days a year job! The key to such a challenging calling is prevention. Prevention involves taking action before abuse occurs. Having a good understanding of the tools available for prevention will ultimately increase […]
Last week KidCheck children’s check-in hosted the “Improving Safety in Your Children’s Ministry” workshop for local churches in Idaho. One of the workshop goals was to share actionable, specific best practices that can be used to create a safer environment in children’s ministry. Some of […]
It’s been proven that when parents or guardians participate in their children’s activities, children simply do better. With staff dedicated to making parent engagement a priority, coupled with the use of a dynamic communication tools, the barriers to parent involvement, such as time, location, and […]