Care and Play Restrictions

  • Injury Prevention Care and Play Restrictions video games cartoonReview safety precautions that should be taken during routine care, such as bathing, diaper changing or placing a baby down for a nap.
  • Tell the babysitter which play activities are permitted in the home and which are restricted to outdoors.
  • Indicate what rooms, such as the attic or basement, are off limits to a child. Be sure to lock the doors to these rooms.
  • Teach your child and instruct your babysitter on basic rules about answering the door, including never opening the door to strangers and never telling a stranger that parents are not home.