Wellness and Wellbeing

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Name: Tan Shin Hui Student Number: 11491627 Subject code: EEB309 Assessment Number: Assessment item 1 Assessment title: Wellness Audit Report Word count: 2091 words Date submitted: 26th March 2012. Title: Wellness Audit Report In this service/centre that I’m working in, I’ve attended the courses that they provide which is The Diploma in Children’s Services, as an early childhood educator were expected to participate in various health classes in order to meet our centre’s requirements. Our centre aims to offer and provide a secure, loving and stimulating environment in which the individual needs of each child can be met. We provide a special regard for the cultural, language and ethnic needs of all the children…show more content…
5) Environmental Health - includes living in harmony with the Earth by understanding the impact of your interaction with nature and your personal environment, and taking action to protect the world around you. 6) Spiritual Health- includes developing a deep appreciation and acceptance for things that cannot be completely understood. It involves the tolerance of values and beliefs of others and participating in activities that are consistent with personal values. Wellness and Wellbeing are important because it has to consider the concept of the ‘Whole Child’. (Kearns, K. & Austin, B. (2010). The importance of early childhood development learning starts in infancy, long before formal education begins, and continues throughout life. Discussion: Today, we are growing more aware of the negative effects illness and stress have on the human body. We are also becoming aware of the necessary steps needed to be healthy and accomplish a longer life span. With the ever-growing number of diseases around the human population, it is imperative that humans realize the importance of being healthy. People believe health is attained by just eating healthy foods, and exercising but that is not the case. World Health Organization (WHO), in 1948, cited in Hayden & Macdonald, 2000), health was defined as being "a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity". All of these
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