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COMPLIANCE DETERMINATION Safe Sleep – Recommendation 13 0.25

11 Jan 2023

Recommendation Information Special Report Name: Safe and Sound: A Special Report on the Unexpected Sleep-Related Deaths of 145 Manitoba Infants Date Released: 3/13/2020 Full Recommendation: Recommendation Thirteen: (including details) The Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth recommends that Manitoba Families work with child and family services authorities to develop a provincial standard that. [...] Manitoba Families and Child and Family Services Authorities to Recommendation: develop a provincial standard requiring all Child and Family Services providers to assess infants’ sleep environments as part of prescribed face-to-face contact with anyone receiving child welfare services, including all infants who are not in care (who may receive child welfare services directly or whose families recei. [...] The inclusion of a Standard for assessing an infant’s sleep environment will focus on engagement with families to provide an appropriate context for discussion of assessment of infant sleep environments that are culturally safe and carefully balance infant safety and parental choice. [...] 2021 • Manitoba Families reported that the best way to address the intent of this recommendation is underway, and a more thorough progress update will be provided during the next reporting cycle. [...] The safe sleep assessment will include the provision of education to the care provider.


Matthew Maher

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