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3 & 4 Year Old Funding Parental Contract Guidance Notes

CWAC Parental Contract Guidance Notes 2017 (PDF, 270kB)

 

Health Policy

Communicable Diseases

We rigorously adhere to hygiene procedures to prevent the spread of any infections.  We wear protective clothing when cleaning up spills of bodily fluids and changing nappies. All surfaces and equipment are cleaned using disinfectant sprays. We use disinfectant hand gel at all times.

In order to prevent the spread of infection no children who are ill/infectious are accepted into Nursery.

Disease/Illness

Minimum Exclusion Period

Antibiotics prescribed

First day at home, 24hours

Temperature

If sent home ill, child must be off for 24 hours

Vomiting, Diarrhoea

If sent home ill, child must be off for 48 hours from last episode

Conjunctivitis

Until eyes stop weeping

Chickenpox

Until spots have scabbed over, minimum of 5 days from onset of rash

German Measles, Measles

6 days from onset of rash

Hepatitis A

7 days from onset of jaundice

Meningococcal infection

Until certified well by GP

Impetigo

Until lesions have scabbed

Scarlet Fever

24 hours after start of antibiotics

Scabies, Ringworm

Until treatment commenced

Mumps

5 days from onset of swelling

Whooping cough

5 days from commencement of antibiotics, 21 days if no antibiotics

Ear infection

24hrs antibiotics at home and if the ear is perforated at home until the discharge dries up


This list is not exhaustive and guidance from health authorities will be sought if necessary.

There is no need for exclusion from Nursery if a child has head lice, parents will be informed and asked to treat their child.

After the MMR we ask parents to keep their child at home for 24 hours in case of any reaction to immunisation.


 

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Oakmere Children's Nursery
Blakemere Village
Chester Road
Sandiway
Northwich
Cheshire
CW8 2EB

01606 889 336

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