These precautions are to protect children and daycare providers from spreading illness or other conditions.
- Pink eye: Children not allowed to attend daycare and may return after 48hrs once treatment has begun and the redness and drainage has seized.
- Strep Throat: Children not allowed to attend daycare and may return after 48hrs once treatment has begun.
- Hand and Foot Illness: Generally, hand, foot & mouth disease is the most contagious during the first week of illness. The child is not not allowed to attend daycare during the first week. Child may return with a doctor’s clearance.
- Temperature: Children with temperature over 100.1 are not allowed to attend daycare. (This advice is under the direction of Health & Human Services)
- Head lice: Children not allowed to attend daycare. May return when all nits, nymph, and adult head lice are dead & are not visibly present. This takes usually approximately 11 days for home treatment.
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- Fever/ Vomiting / Diarrhea: If your child is showing these symptoms, please keep your child home for minimum 24 hours until all symptoms have disappeared.
If your child becomes sick while at the daycare – Child will be isolated and you will be contacted immediately to pick up your child. If not able to be reached, next emergency contact will be reached out to.
**Tuition is still due in the events of all sickness including head-lice.
Thank you for your cooperation in understanding and adhering to these policies & procedures.
BEHAVIOR AND DISCIPLINE POLICY:
The goal at our centers are to develop happy, healthy minded kids by teaching problem solving skill and instructing children to take responsibility for their own actions. These skills include, self-control of one’s body and respecting space of others. These skills will be taught through simulative activities, and age appropriate disciplinary methods.
- Positive reinforcement
- Praise through encouragement
- Model appropriate behavior
- Modify the environment in an attempt to prevent problems before they occur
- Explain consequences/disciplinary actions
- Staying consistent with policies & practices
- Provide alternatives for inappropriate behavior and redirect as needed