Care of infants and children with feeding difficulties and aversive behaviour

Assessment criteria

Title:  Care of infants and children with feeding difficulties and aversive feeding behaviour
Level: 2
Guided learning hours: 2

Learning outcomes

The learner will:

Assessment criteria 

The learner can:

1. Understand the types of feeding difficulties infants and children may have and how feeding skills develop 1.1 Describe how feeding skills develop in the first year of life
1.2 Explain the causes of feeding difficulties
1.3 Explain the problems that feeding difficulties can lead to
2. Understand signs of feeding difficulty and recommendations for management  2.1 Describe signs of feeding difficulty
2.2 Describe examples of interventions and recommendations for managing feeding difficulties
2.3 Give examples of activities which may help infants and children with aversive feeding behaviours
3. Understand how to use play to support feeding of infants and children 3.1 Explain ways to use play to interact with infants and children
3.2 Demonstrate how play can be used to support feeding 
4. Know how to make an infant comfortable after feeding

4.1

Demonstrate how to wind an infant using different methods
4.2 Demonstrate how to change a nappy - toweling and disposable
5. Understand how to move and handle infants and young children safely 5.1 Descibe ways of handling and moving infants and young children dependant on surgery, size and disability / ability
5.2 Describe ways of handling and moving infants and young children who have surgical cars down their sides, back or middle of chest
5.3 Describe how to assess requirements for a hoist or other lifting equipment
5.4 Describe scoop and lift and lifting weight techniques

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