It is vital that you have the information, policies and procedures in place to deal with everything relating to children's health. This section will have information from daily medication to what happens in an emergency!
What do you need to consider?
Here is a list of things you must have in place:
- Emergency contact details – have you asked parents to update their emergency contact details recently?
- Emergency medical consent – if an emergency happens have the child’s parents provided you with consent for their child to receive medical treatment?
- Infection control – do you have a copy of the 'Guidance on Infection Control and Communicable Diseases'?