Infectious Diseases

Aim   of Procedures

To protect   the health of children and minimise the spread of infection in the Nursery.

Audience   for Procedures

Nursery   staff:

Relationship   to Curriculum

Health and   well being

Review   Date

 May 2016

 

1 If a child   develops signs of a infectious disease during the course of a session e.g.   chickenpox, the member of staff who notices must inform the nursery teacher/team   leader.
2 A member of   the office staff will contact the child’s parent/carer and a member of   nursery staff will sit with the child away from other children until they are   collected.
3 Other parents/   carers will be advised verbally by nursery staff that a child has symptoms of   an infectious disease.