The safety of your child is paramount and every measure will be taken to ensure they are protected from hurting themselves. However, accidents do happen and the following information details how the incident will be dealt with:
All other children within my care who were not involved in the accident / incident will be kept safe at all times. If necessary, I will instigate my emergency procedures for children who are not injured, ie: using emergency backup/other childminders to care for these children.
After every accident, however minor, I will complete a report in either my 'Bumps & Bruises' book or 'Accident, Incident & Medication' Folder, this will include full details of the accident/incident. I will ask you to sign a copy of the entry and provide you with a duplicate copy.
If the incident requires any medical treatment I will:
It is important that you keep me informed regarding your child's condition following an accident and if you have sought additional medical advice or care.
My premises have been checked and they meet the EYFS Welfare Requirements for childminding outlined by Ofsted. I also regularly review, update and practice safety routines.