Practice Guidance

Impact of infant neglect: 0 to two years

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Introduction

Photo: Mitarart/Fotolia Learning points This guide examines the short-term and the longer-term impact of infant neglect on the developing child. Explore how the different types of neglect will impact on the infant.  Contents Introduction Different types of neglect Thresholds of neglect Physical neglect Nutritional neglect Emotional neglect Educational neglect Medical neglect Lack of supervision and […]

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