Hygiene is especially focused upon at kids first. Every measure is taken to ensure all children are kept in a hygienic environment. In order to reduce the spread of illnesses in the nursery, a number of regulations are applied and The nurse will remove a child from class if the following symptoms are exhibited:
  • a fever
  • a skin rash
  • vomiting (not to return to nursery for 24 hours after the last vomiting episode)
  • diarrhea (not to return for 24 hours after the last episode of diarrhea)
  • a heavy nasal discharge, sore throat, persistent cough, red, watery and painful eyes
If the child has an infected sore or wound, it must be covered by a well sealed dressing or plaster. In the event of an outbreak, information will be sent to all families. At this time, the staff for example will: Empty and cease water play/sand play activity until contagious period is over and all toys and equipment to be disinfected.