In a nursery setting it is important that the practitioners are aware of children’s allergies, intolerances, religious requirements and parental requirements. In order to safely care for the child the child’s main practitioners should be aware of the main symptoms of allergies or intolerances, avoid allergy foods and cross-contamination, be aware of the process if a child does have an allergic reaction (for example, using an EpiPen) and how to record the circumstance. The practitioners will find out this information through working in close partnership with the child’s parents/carers. In a nursery there will be children with various dietary requirements, so it is important that the practitioners are aware of this. A vegetarian is a person
They need the diaper to relive themselves and we as care givers need to be attentive to their need of when they need a change. The diaper rash is usually caused when there is a delay in changing the dirty nappy or when they are not washed properly between the changes. They need to be washed and wiped so that all the urine and fecal matter is out of their private parts. It is very important to remember that they are cleaned from top to bottom (especially in girls) as it might cause an infection in their penis or vagina. The diaper rash can also be caused mainly if the child is left in a wet diaper for long hours, if they have been introduced to new food, bacterial or vaginal infection, chaffing of the diaper area or the ones on anti-biotics.
Running away was a common safety issue we dealt with at the clinical rotation. Specific interventions as a team we did to keep this child safe was to have a mentor with this child the whole day. The mentor was there in interaction with the child, and at the same time keep him safe. Another safety issues we dealt with at the clinical rotations was biting. This is a safety issues not only for the mentors, but for the other children at respite.
While some mattress pads are designed to protect from spills and accidents, allergy mattress covers have a few key features that make them a smart purchase. You should also consider pillow protectors (The proximity to your face makes them more likely to irritate you!) and your box spring if you use one. Anywhere that dust mites may want to cling to can be protected with removable and washable protectors. Resistant to allergens and dust mites This one is pretty much the key reason to purchase one of these covers, so make sure the one you’re looking at not only promises to protect you from these things but has the walk to match the talk.
Through the learning from week 1 and week 2, I have learnt that the most frequent adverse event in health-care delivery is health care-associated infections. It is essential for us to follow the infection control practices that both patients and us are at a risk of being infected. Standard Precautions involve the use of safe work practices and protective barriers, for example, the use of personal protective equipment(PPE). At first, I think Standard Precautions are very easy. Everyone knows PPE can protect us from infections and hand hygiene is important throughout the process.
If a child or young person alleges harm or abuse, it is important to be aware of the school procedures to be followed for reporting concerns about that particular child. Teacher should also know how to respond if a child discloses anything serious to them. • Listen carefully- If a child talks to me about a concern, or if the child tells me about their abuse I will listen carefully and compassionately to what they tell me. • Stay Calm-It is important to stay calm and not show any extreme reaction to what the child is saying.
Such laws includes the Health And Safety At Work Act 1974, The Management Of Health And Safety At Work Regulations 1999 and The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992. These acts require risk assessments to be carried out, emergency procedures to be put in place, staff to be aware of how to lift heavy equipment correctly and prevent the spread of infection through the use of protective clothing. Implementing health and safety means looking after practitioners as well as the children present; The Workplace Regulations 1992 ensures that staff are aware of the number of breaks they are entitled to, the level of lighting required, toilet arrangements and the provision of water. The Health And Safety Regulations 1981, Regulatory Reform Order 2005, COSHH and RIDDOR explain how all incidents involving health and safety must be recorded, that a first aid box must be provided with trained staff available, hazardous products must be managed in ways that keep children safe and that early years practitioners should be assigned to carry out certain risk assessments of specific sections of health and safety regulations. The Food Handling Regulations 2006 and The Food Hygiene Regulations 2006 expresses how the setting should care for the kitchen and ways to prevent contamination as well as clarifying that food preparation areas must be kept clean, food must be
Appropriate discharge needs to be carefully assessed to prevent hospital readmissions. As nurses, we have the responsibility of educating our patients to take care of themselves and manage their conditions at home. Prior to leaving the hospital, nurses ensures that medications, discharge summary and patient instructions have been discussed thoroughly. In general, discharge information should be emphasized on ensuring understanding.
When it comes to children and young people it is important that we secure and protect them when in the care of setting, child minders, carers, even when they are at home. The term safeguarding is meant by protecting them from any damage with an appropriate measure. Every child can be put at risk, could be hurt, could be put in awful situations that no one should ever be put in whether their race, gender, religion, Culture, environment, etc. This is why the government has put in legislation into place of the safeguarding for children and young people up to the age of 18.
Remember a pest control company has a professional staff provided with tools, protective equipment, and regularly-updated training to handle proper decontamination and sanitation. Their job includes protecting the property of their clients while they are carrying out their pest control duties. They also are insured and bonded, so any damage to them or the property is covered by these. Also, after making a thorough inspection they can prevent further pest incursions by placing natural or appropriate man-made barriers and repellents at the right places and recommend the necessary adjustments to avoid a similar situation in the
The current guidelines, legislation, policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people in the UK are- The childrenâ€TMs act 1989- Professionals and parents must ensure the safety of the child. The local authority has a duty of care to investigate if there is a suspected case of a child suffering from abuse. The united nations convention on the rights of the child 1989-This ensures that all children are safe and looked after at home and within a cared for setting such as school. All children have the right to be protected from any form of abuse including mental, physical, sexual, neglect, maltreatment, neglect and injury by the people looking after them.
Competency Statement I To establish and maintain a safe, healthy, learning environment. My goal in a child care facility would be to make sure everything is safe for the children along with the staff who would work there. To make sure that the children would want to come back and feel safe at the facility. I would want everything to be healthy for the children as well as the staff also. No one would want their children to come to an unhealthy facility.