At Honeypot Nursery School we take the safety of your child extremely seriously. All our staff went though CPR and First Aid training. . Also there is a qualified nurse on duty in our nursery, who will be administering the medication (should it be required).
All parents must fill in a medical form with all the child’s relevant information. Any form of medication such as antibiotics, inhalers, or anaphylactic shock pens are to be placed in a lockable container situated in the room the child is in. Everyone is to be made aware of where this is kept should an incident occur.
In such instances, a lengthy discussion will take place with the parent on how to administer the medication e.g. an injection. Parents will need to complete a consent form for Honeypot Nursery staff to administer medication. All medication must be clearly named.
Our nurse is to ensure that all stock is in date and is always filled up. Should anything be out of stock or out of date the items are to be replaced.
All children receiving medication for an illness cannot attend the nursery for the first 48 hours of their illness. If Your child demonstrates the symptoms of infectious illnesses, please don’t bring him/her to the nursery until the child gets well.
If your child becomes unwell during the day we will contact you to discuss the situation, which may result in our request for you to collect your child.
Children who are suffering the following will be asked to be collected IMMEDIATELY:
Not to return to Nursery until 24 hours after the last bout.
Not to return to nursery until 24 hours after the last bout.
This is HIGHLY contagious. Please keep children away from the nursery until completely clear. Eye drop medication will not be given by staff.
A parent will be contacted to collect the child. At the meantime the child will be given paracetamol to reduce the fever (on the parent’s approval).
Any injuries on Your child sustained out of nursery hours must be pointed out to a member of staff immediately on their next day of attendance.
Medicine forms must be signed giving the following details:
- Child’s name
- What medication they are taking
- When the medication is to be administered Amount of medication to be given
- Signature of member of staff administering medication
- Signature of member of staff witnessing administering of medication
- Parent’s signature
- The member of staff responsible for the child must fill in the form and have it checked and signed by the Manager or Deputy.