Amberley O.S.H.C.

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4 – Health and Wellbeing

4.5 Illness and Injury

Amberley OSHC proactively strives to avoid injuries occurring at the Service, and to minimise the impact of injuries and illnesses by responding appropriately and as quickly as possible, to all injuries and illnesses.  The rights and responsibilities of parents with respect to injuries to and illnesses of their children is acknowledged and will be taken […]

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4.17 First Aid

Amberley OSHC will ensure that Amberley OSHC has an appropriate number of well trained staff who have access to the equipment required to respond to any situation where first aid is required. Relevant Laws and other Provisions The laws and other provisions affecting this policy include: Education and Care Services National Law Act, 2010 and […]

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4.15 Asthma Management

Amberley OSHC strives to provide a safe and suitable environment for all children attending Amberley OSHC.  Children with particular health needs, such as Asthma will be supported through the creation of an Asthma friendly environment in accordance with the recommendations of the Asthma Foundation of Queensland. Relevant Laws and other Provisions The laws and other […]

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4.11 Emergency Health and Medical Procedure Management

Amberley OSHC recognises that occasions may arise where emergency management procedures may need to be implemented to preserve the health and safety of children and staff.  Such emergency management applies to situations where a parent/guardian requests the OSHC service in writing to administer prescribed medication as directed by a medical practitioner, and/or assist with managing […]

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4.10 Anaphylaxis Management

Amberley OSHC recognises the increasing prevalence of children attending services who have been diagnosed with anaphylactic reactions. Such reactions may be the result of severe allergies to eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, cow milk, shell fish, bee or other insect stings, latex, particular medications or other allergens as identified through professional diagnosis. It is known that […]

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4.9 Children’s Toileting

Amberley OSHC recognises the need to ensure the safety of all children whilst accessing the toilet and acknowledges that from time to time, children may require additional support and assistance if they are unable to toilet independently.  Thus Amberley OSHC management seeks to ensure that the personal health, hygiene and safety of children and educators […]

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4.8 Sun Safety

Rationale Queensland has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world. Of all new cancers diagnosed in Australia each year, 80 per cent are skin cancers. Given that children in childcare are there during peak ultraviolet radiation (UVR) times throughout the day, education and care settings play a major role in both minimising children’s […]

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4.3 Hygiene

For the ongoing and general health and wellbeing of the children, Amberley OSHC strives to ensure, for its children and educators, a standard of general hygiene which complies, as a minimum, with legal requirements and, as far as reasonably possible, with the standards expected in the wider community. Relevant Laws and other Provisions The laws […]

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4.2 Infectious Diseases

Amberley OSHC strives to remove immediate and/or serious risks to the health of the children, from possible cross-infections, by adopting appropriate procedures for dealing with infectious diseases*, whilst respecting the rights of individual privacy.  Accordingly, all people, including children, staff and parents, with infectious diseases will be excluded from attending Amberley OSHC to prevent the […]

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4.7.1 Chicken Coop Cleaning and Maintenance

In recent times, many OSHC providers and schools are enriching their programs and embedding sustainable practices into their day to day work with children and families.  One of these practices includes keeping chickens. Services are encouraged to implement good health and hygiene practices when caring for and handling chickens at the service. Cleaning the coop […]

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