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Restraining A Child

Restraining a child

Aim of policy

To ensure that each child is safe at all times
Audience for policy

Nursery staff
Relationship to Curriculum

Health and well being
Review Date

May 2016

1 If a child puts him/herself in danger, a member of staff will call to the child to alert them to the danger.
2 If necessary, a member of staff will put their arms round the child to restrain them while speaking gently to them to reassure them.
3 If the child does not settle, the parent/carer will be contacted by staff in the school office and asked to come to the Nursery.
4 If the child does settle, the parent/carer will be informed of the incident when the child is collected.
5 All incidents involving restraint must be recorded on an Incident form.

 

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