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Policies & Procedures


0 Policy and procedures implementation and review policy

0.0 Implementation and review procedure


01 Health and safety policy

01.02 Group rooms and corridors

01.03 Kitchen

01.04 Children’s bathrooms/changing areas

01.06 Short trips, outings and excursions

01.07 Outdoors

01.09 Maintenance and repairs

01.11 Staff personal safety

01.12 Threats and abuse towards staff and volunteers

01.13 Entrances and approach to the building

01.14 Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

01.15 Manual handling

01.16 Festival (and other) decorations

01.17 Jewellery and hair accessories

01.18 Animals and pets

01.19 Face painting and mehndi

01.20 Notifiable incident, non-child protection

01.21 Terrorist threat/attack and lock-down

01.22 Closed circuit television (CCTV)

02 Fire safety policy

02.01 Fire safety

03 Food safety and nutrition policy

03.01 Food preparation, storage and purchase

03.02 Food for play and cooking activities

04 Health policy

04.01 Accidents and emergency treatment

04.02 Administration of medicine

04.03 Life-saving medication and invasive treatments

04.04 Allergies and food intolerance

04.05 Poorly children

04.05b Infection Control

04.06 Oral health

05 Promoting inclusion, equality and valuing diversity policy

05.01 Promoting inclusion, equality and valuing diversity

06 Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

06a Staff Code of Conduct

06.01 Responding to safeguarding or child protection concerns

06.02 Low level concerns, allegations of serious harm or abuse against staff and volunteers

06.03 Visitor or intruder on the premises

06.04 Uncollected child

06.05 Missing child

06.06 Incapacitated parent

06.07 Death of a child on-site

06.08 Looked after children

06.09 E-safety

6.10 Key person supervision

07 Record keeping policy

07.01 Children’s records and data protection

07.02 Confidentiality, recording and sharing information

07.03 Client access to records

07.04 Transfer of records

08 Staff, volunteers and students policy

08.01 Staff deployment

08.02 Deployment of volunteers and parent helpers

08.03 Student placement

09 Early Years practice policy

09.01 Waiting list and admissions

09.02 Absence

09.03 Prime times – The role of the key person

09.04 Prime times – Settling in and transitions

09.06 Prime times – Arrivals and departures

09.09 Prime times – Intimate care and nappy changing

09.12 Promoting positive behaviour

09.13 Identification, assessment and support for children with SEND

09.14 Prime times – Transition to school

09.15 Progress check at age two

10 Working in partnership with parents and other agencies policy

10.01 Working in partnership with parents and other agencies

10.02 Complaints procedure for parents and service users

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