RLO: Home Hazards


Title/link Description
Every parent matters This DfES document explains ways in which practitioners can assist parents in helping their children learn, enjoy and achieve. (Requires Adobe Reader.)
Health inequalities - rising to the challenge A report published in 2005 by the Municipal Journal on behalf of the Department of Health Inequalities Unit, in partnership with the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and the Local Government Association. (Requires Adobe Reader.)
Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths This UK's leading baby charity working to prevent sudden deaths and promote health.
Housing, health and safety rating system: guidance for landlords and property related professionals The Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) is a risk assessment tool used (from 2006) to assess potential risks to the health and safety of occupants in residential properties in England and Wales. This document, published by the Department for Communities and Local Government in 2006, explains the hazards to be avoided or minimised in dwellings. (Requires Adobe Reader.)
RLO: Bacteria and viruses compared This RLO introduces and compares the structural components associated with bacteria and viruses by allowing users to "build" their own.
RLO: Home visiting This RLO outlines the significance of home visiting as an essential component in a programme of formal health care, and contains realistic exercises based on home interiors.
Saving lives: our healthier nation A Government action plan, published in 1999, which aims to 'improve the health of everyone and of the worst off in particular'. It focuses on setting targets for and reducing four major causes of early, preventable death: cancer, coronary heart disease and stroke, accidents and mental illness.
WHO definition of health The link also gives the full, correct bibliographic citation for the definition.