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12 Dec 2019

Swimming Pool Safety Tips Parents Should Know

Swimming is an exciting summer activity for kids. Mostly swimming pools are known to be a recreational centre which is safe for all children. However, in some instances, pools have been reported to cause death among children. In fact, statistics show that swimming pool drowning is the leading cause of death among children aged 1 to 4. To prevent such premature deaths, parents are bound to ensure several safety tips are upheld as discussed below.

Have water watcher for kids

Parties and events which tend to have adults and children around a pool may make the adults forget about the children to focus on interacting with friends. For this reason, an adult should be assigned the task to watch over children to ensure they are safe. This could be assigned to one parent or rotationally among the present parents.

Swimming Lessons

Before allowing your child to swim ensure they have undergone the required swimming lessons. This will help them navigate in water easily with their friends, without being in the risk of drowning. Also, undertaking swimming lessons will help your child learn how to be safer in water.

Swimming is fun for both children and adults, by ensuring simple pool rules are followed by children, swimming pool incidence can be reduced.

What’s Happening @ Kinda-Mindi

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Pancake Day
Tuesday 25th February 2020
An initiative connected to Clean Up Australia Day. See your individual service for further details.
Schools Clean Up Day
Friday 28th February 2020
World Hearing Day is held on 3 March each year to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world. It coincides with Hearing Awareness Week in Australia.
World Hearing Day
Tuesday 3rd March 2020
See your service for details on daily events.
St Patrick's Day
Tuesday 17th March 2020
This National Close the Gap Day, we have an opportunity to send our governments a clear message that Australians value health equality as a fundamental right for all. ANTaR aims to bring people together to share information, and most importantly, to take meaningful action in support of achieving Indigenous health equality by 2030.
Close the Gap Day
Thursday 19th March 2020
The theme for 2020 is " Take Action Together". Everyone has a role to play in saying, 'Bullying, No Way!'.
Bullying Awareness Day
Friday 20th March 2020
See your individual service for details of special events.
Seniors Week
23rd - 29th March 2020
Kinda-Mindi will be recognising this day on Friday 20th March by hosting buffet lunches at all service. Families and educators are encouraged to bring a plate of food from their cultural or family background to share with everyone on the day.
Harmony Day
Saturday 21st March 2020
This is Purple Day! Purple Day was started in 2008, by nine-year-old Cassidy Megan of Nova Scotia, Canada. Motivated by her own struggles with epilepsy, Cassidy started Purple Day in an effort to get people talking about the condition and to let those impacted by seizures know that they are not alone. She named the day Purple Day after the internationally recognised colour for epilepsy, lavender.
Epilepsy Awareness Day
Thursday 26th March 2020
Earth Hour is a WWF-Australia initiative, and is the world’s largest community-driven climate change campaign. At the centre of Earth Hour is switching off lights to show a commitment to taking action. Earth Hour takes place in Saturday 28th March, however, Kinda-Mindi will take part on the Friday.
Earth Hour Schools
Friday 27th March 2020