Accident or Illness
In the case of an accident or serious illness involving a child, Evergreen-Shawnee daycare must forthwith ensure that
o The child’s parent is notified immediately in the case of an accident or serious illness
o The child receives medical attention if necessary
Potential Health Risk
If a child has any of the following symptoms, his/her parent or emergency contact will be called to come and take the child home immediately.
Signs or symptoms of illness exhibited by a child include the child
o Vomiting, having a fever, diarrhea or a new or unexplained rash or cough
o requiring greater care and attention than can be provided without compromising the care of the other children in the program, or
o Having or displaying any other illness or symptom the staff member knows or believes may indicate that the child poses a health risk to persons on the program premises
A child who is removed from our program for the above reason will not be allowed to return until the child’s condition improves and is symptom free for at least 24 hours or parent has a physician’s note that the child no longer poses a health risk to person on the program premises. Program will record and document on the file child who is removed because of illness.
Administration of Medicine
Evergreen-Shawnee Daycare may administer or allow the administration of medication to a child only where
o The written consent of the child’s parent has been obtained
o The medication is in the original labelled container, and
o The medication is administered according to the labelled directions
Medication must come in the original container. The container must have an original prescription label with the child’s name, name of the health care provider prescribing the medication, name and expiration date of the medication, the date it was prescribed or updated, and dosage, and any special instructions for its administration and/or storage.
o The parent / guardian is expected to inform staff of any changes so that registration forms can be kept up to date at all times. We must be informed immediately of any changes in address, phone number, class schedule, or place of work and if there is any change in the people who are authorized to pick up a child
o Please make sure that your child’s immunizations are up-to-date and a copy of the results of immunization is submitted for our records.
o The following acts will not be permitted at our day care or on site under any circumstances: Smoking, drinking alcoholic beverages, or the use of or possession of illegal drugs and alcohol.
o All supplies must be labeled with your child’s name. If an item is needed for your child’s daily needs, we will put a note in your child’s cubby.
You will need to provide the following things to be left at our daycare Centre:
o Indoor running shoes
o Complete change of clothing. includes shirt, pants, socks and underwear etc.
o Proper seasonal outerwear for outside play
Summer – sun hat, light jacket, and running shoes. Sunscreen
Winter – hat, mitts, warm coat, snow pants, and winter boots
o 1 blanket (pillow – optional)
o Bottles and/or Sippy cups
o Parents with children wearing diapers are required to supply the daycare with baby wipes, disposable diapers and diaper cream if needs
Please do not send toys with your child.