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Toddlers getting ready for a walk
Toddlers getting ready for a walk
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Serious Occurence Policy

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Serious Occurence Policy

Serious Occurence means:
a) the death of a child while recieving child care in a child care centre, whether it occurs on or off the premises;
b) any serious injury to a child while recieving child care at a child care centre, whether it occurs on or off the premises;
c) fire or other disaster occuring at a child care centre;
d) a complaint concerning operational, physical, or safety standards at a child care centre, or; 
e) abuse of a child within the meaning of the Child and Family Services Act by a staff member of a child care centre or any other person while the child recieves child care at a child care centre, whether it occurs on or off the premises.
 
In the event of a Serious Occurrence, the following steps will be taken:
  1. Immediate attention is to be provided as required. Provide First Aid or call 911.
  2. Staff will report the occurrence to the Supervisor or the person in charge immediately.
  3. This person(s) are responsible for: 
(a) contact the parents involved;  
(b) ensure all persons having knowledge of the occurrence remain at the site until excused;
(c) contact the Owner or Operator of Daycare;
(d) contact the Program Advisor at the Ministry of Education and filing a Serious Occurence Report within 24 hours of the incident.                  
e) posting the Serious Occurence Report for at least 10 business days in a conspicuous place at the Centre
  1. A follow up is then to be conducted with parents, involved staff, the daycare.