IGG SPECIAL FOCUS BADGE LADYBIRD SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL THREE, GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING Option 04

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Description

4. Learn the medicine safety rules

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Aim of Badge
A. To introduce the SDGs to Ladybirds using the ‘How do you wrap that?’ storybook and posters
B. Learn about the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle
C. Work towards gaining the Interest Badge Ladybird Medicine Safety

This Badge has 7 options of which the first option(story) plus 4 other options must be completed

Medicine Safety

Introduction
This activity is intended to highlight the importance of treating all forms of medicines with respect
* It important to complete this activity before undertaking the other options of the Ladybird Medicine Safety Badge
 Discuss with the Ladybirds the safety rules
 Medicines should only be taken when you are sick.
They are not for well people.
 Never take medicine that belongs to someone else.
It may make you sick.
 Never take anything from the medicine cabinet by yourself
Ask an adult for help
 Never eat, drink, or play with any container that is not familiar to you
It may contain chemicals that are harmful or poisonous.

Leaders notes Medicine can help people get better when they are sick. Unfortunately, medicine is also the leading cause of accidental poisoning in small children, along with household cleaners, personal care products, mouthwash and nail polish. Leaders can talk about when it is safe to take medication and when it is not.

Acknowledgement/Source Tune in to Well Being, Say No to Drugs: Substance Abuse. GSUSA, 1985

Tags

  • Branch Weekend 2018
  • Branch Weekend 2018 Ladybirds
  • Interest Badge ladybird Medicine Safety
  • medicine
  • medicine safety
  • SDG Squad
  • Sdg3
  • Sdgs
  • SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
  • sustainable goals

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