Osteoporosis: Telling others about your child's needsOOsteoporosis: Telling others about your child's needsOsteoporosis: Telling others about your child's needsEnglishMetabolicChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyBonesSupport, services and resourcesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2013-12-17T05:00:00ZAnne Murphy, RN9.0000000000000067.0000000000000286.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Find out who you should tell about your child's osteoporosis</p><p>When you have a child with <a href="/Article?contentid=948&language=English">osteoporosis</a>, you quickly come to know a lot about what your child needs to stay healthy and safe.</p><p>Part of your role as a parent is to share this information with others so that your child can be safe in many environments.</p> ​<h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>When a child has osteoporosis, it is important to tell others so they can help keep your child safe when you are not there.</li> <li>Share what you know with anyone your child meets regularly, for example teachers, child minders, coaches, summer camp staff, health-care providers, neighbours and friends.</li> <li>Share tips about what makes your child comfortable, how to handle your child, what activities your child can and cannot do and how to respond to a fracture.</li> </ul>
Enfant atteint d’ostéoporose : ce que son entourage doit savoirEEnfant atteint d’ostéoporose : ce que son entourage doit savoirOsteoporosis: Telling others about your child's needsFrenchMetabolicChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyBonesSupport, services and resourcesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2013-12-17T05:00:00ZAnne Murphy, RN9.0000000000000067.0000000000000286.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Apprenez à qui vous devez expliquer les besoins de votre enfant atteint d’ostéoporose..</p><p>Si vous avez un enfant atteint d' <a href="/Article?contentid=948&language=French">ostéoporose,</a> vous apprendrez rapidement une foule de choses sur ses besoins en matière de santé et de sécurité.</p><p>Une partie de votre rôle en tant que parent est de transmettre ces renseignements à son entourage pour vous assurer que les autres milieux que fréquente votre enfant sont sans danger.</p> <br><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul> <li>Il est important d’expliquer à l’entourage de votre enfant qu’il est atteint d’ostéoporose pour qu’on veille à sa sécurité en votre absence.</li> <li>Transmettez tous les renseignements dont vous disposez à toutes les personnes que votre enfant côtoie régulièrement comme les enseignants, les gardiens d’enfants, les entraîneurs de sports, le personnel des camps d’été, les fournisseurs de soins de santé, vos voisins et vos amis.</li> <li>Fournissez aussi à son entourage des conseils sur la façon de mettre votre enfant à l’aise, les précautions à prendre avec lui sur le plan physique, les activités qu’il peut faire et celles qu’il doit éviter et les mesures à prendre en cas de fracture.<br></li> </ul>

 

 

Osteoporosis: Telling others about your child's needs1137.00000000000Osteoporosis: Telling others about your child's needsOsteoporosis: Telling others about your child's needsOEnglishMetabolicChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyBonesSupport, services and resourcesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2013-12-17T05:00:00ZAnne Murphy, RN9.0000000000000067.0000000000000286.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Find out who you should tell about your child's osteoporosis</p><p>When you have a child with <a href="/Article?contentid=948&language=English">osteoporosis</a>, you quickly come to know a lot about what your child needs to stay healthy and safe.</p><p>Part of your role as a parent is to share this information with others so that your child can be safe in many environments.</p> ​<h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>When a child has osteoporosis, it is important to tell others so they can help keep your child safe when you are not there.</li> <li>Share what you know with anyone your child meets regularly, for example teachers, child minders, coaches, summer camp staff, health-care providers, neighbours and friends.</li> <li>Share tips about what makes your child comfortable, how to handle your child, what activities your child can and cannot do and how to respond to a fracture.</li> </ul><h2>Who should I talk to about my child's osteoporosis?</h2> <h3>At school or daycare</h3> <ul> <li>Teachers, teaching assistants, school principals, recess supervisors</li> <li>Babysitters, child minders or daycare providers</li> </ul> <h3>Out-of-school activities</h3> <ul> <li>Summer camp counsellors or camp supervisors</li> <li>Sports coaches - they can advise on whether your child should take part in a game or involve your child in other ways, for example by having them as an assistant coach or scorekeeper</li> </ul> <h3>Health-care providers</h3> <ul> <li>Doctors, nurses, X-ray technicians, phlebotomists (people trained to draw blood for tests) and other health-care providers who may not be familiar with your child</li> </ul> <h3>Friends and family</h3> <ul> <li>Your child's friends and their parents</li> <li>Your family members, neighbours and friends</li> </ul> <h2>What information should I give others about my child?</h2> <p>You may need to tell others:</p> <ul> <li>what makes your child comfortable<br></li> <li>how to <a href="/article?contentid=1189&language=English">handle</a> your child</li> <li>how to encourage to play or do other activities safely</li> <li>what activities your child must avoid<br></li> <li>how to recognize and respond to a fracture in your child.</li> </ul> <h2>Resources</h2> <p>National Institute of Health (2013). <a href="http://www.bones.nih.gov/">Publications on bone health, osteoporosis and osteogenesis imperfecta</a>.</p> <p>College of Family Physicians of Canada (2011). <a href="http://www.cfpc.ca/ProjectAssets/Templates/Resource.aspx?id=3523">Osteoporosis information for patients</a>.</p> <p>International Osteoporosis Foundation (2013). <a href="http://www.iofbonehealth.org/content-type-semantic-meta-tags/bone-health-brochures">Bone health brochures</a></p> <p>Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation (2013). <a href="http://www.oif.org/site/DocServer/med_guide.pdf?docID=4501">Osteogenesis Imperfecta: A Guide for Medical Professionals, Individuals and Families affected by OI</a>.</p><img alt="" src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/teaching_others_about_childs_osteoperosis.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/teaching_others_about_childs_osteoperosis.jpgOsteoporosis: Telling others about your child's needs

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