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Bayside Family Day Care Policy Manual

 

IMPORTANT, read first: Conditions of use

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

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QUALITY AREA 1 INTERACTIONS

 

1.1            Placement

1.2            Roles & Responsibilities of Carers’ Families

1.3            Waiting List

 

QUALITY AREA 2 PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT

 

2.1            Environment

2.2            Equipment

2.3            Nursery Equipment

2.4            Selection & use of cots, beds & bedding

2.5            Supervision

 

QUALITY AREA 3 CHILDREN’S EXPERIENCES, LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT

 

3.1            Guiding children’s’ behaviour

3.2            Management of biting where skin is broken

3.3            Management Process to address inadequate care:  Breach of conditions of approval

3.4            Quality of Care & Planning for Children’s development

     

QUALITY AREA 4 HEALTH, HYGIENE, NUTRITION, SAFETY & WELLBEING

 

4.1            Alcohol, smoking & illicit drugs

4.2            Child protection

4.3            Critical incident plan

4.4            Food handling & food safety

4.5            Illness, accident and injury

4.6            Infectious diseases and exclusion

4.7            Nappy changing, toileting and bathing

4.8            Nutrition

4.9            Pets & animals

4.10          Safety

4.11          Signing children in & out of care

4.12          Sun safety

4.13          Swimming

4.14          Minimising the use of toxic products

4.15          Transport

     

QUALITY AREA 5 CARERS AND COORDINATION UNIT STAFF

 

5.1            Anti discrimination and equal opportunity

5.2            Carers coming together

5.3            Carer visiting

5.4            Debt management

5.5            Emergency care

5.6            Excursions and outings

5.7            Limits on numbers of children in care

5.8            Manual handling

5.9            Recruitment

5.10          Training and development

5.11          Visitors and guests

5.12          Workplace health and safety

 

QUALITY AREA 6 MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION

 

6.1            Code of conduct

6.2            Confidentiality

6.3            Fraud and/or misleading information

6.4            Grievance and complaints

6.5            Media

6.6            Records

6.7            Parent participation

6.8            Participation of students and volunteers

 

 

Bayside Family Day Care Policy Manual | Online version

Official Issue Date: 13 February 2006 | under review 2008

 

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