Accident & Emergency

Accident & Emergency

Minor bumps and scratches can be inevitable and I will make every effort to keep the children safe while they are in my care Minor injuries will receive appropriate first aid and IF an emergency injury or illness occurs, then you will be contacted as soon as possible. If necessary I will take your child to the nearest hospital where I will ask you to meet me.

All first aid training will be kept up to date and I will keep a fully equipped first aid box.

Parents will be informed of any accident and the parents must sign the accident book (parent will receive a carbon copy)

Any child suspected of head injury will be admitted to hospital and I will contact you as soon as possible.

All children will have their doctor’s name and surgery as part of the records held by myself.

Children’s allergies must be known to me

No medicine will be administered unless permission by yourself has been given to me

Accidet/Incident Policy

The safety of your child is paramount and I will ensure I will do everything I can to protect your child from hurting themselves. However sometimes accidents do happen, below are the procedures on how I will deal with such a situation.

  • I will reassure and comfort the child
  • Assess the extent of their injuries and call for medical assistance if required
  • If first aid treatment is needed I will carry this out as I have been trained to do
  • Once the child has settled I will contact you and inform you of the accident
  • You will be given a written report of what happened which is to be signed by you

It is important that I am kept informed of any accidents that have happened out with my care.

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