Health & Sickness Policy
A child will not be accepted at the beginning of a session if it is obvious that he/she is not well. If a child develops symptoms of any of the illnesses listed below whilst at nursery, the parents will be contacted and asked to take the child home.
ILLNESS: EXCLUSION PERIOD
Having used the prescribed cream/drops, until eyes have stopped running.
Sickness and/or Diarrhoea
48 hours after the last bout of sickness/diarrhoea.
Until spots/scabs are no longer wet and have hardened.
Hand, Foot & Mouth
Until blisters have crusted over and any diarrhoea has stopped.
Four days from the appearance of a rash.
Having used prescribed cream, until sores have disappeared or kept covered.
Parents to advise staff immediately.
The above exclusion periods are recommended by the Local Education Authority.