Cyber crime in a nursery – What could happen? Cybercrime is now beginning to cause major consequences for small business, including Nurseries, as the cost to the UK economy is now estimated at £27bn per year according to a government report “the cost of cybercrime”. The dot2dot parent company Stanmore Insurance Brokers have now dealt…Continue reading "5 Ways in which cyber crime could affect your nursery"
Staff absence is often a cause for concern in nurseries, particularly when it has an adverse effect on the ratio of staff to children. Poor attendance Abbie had been working for almost a year at the nursery, during that time her attendance record was very poor. The Nursery Manager, had chosen to deal with the…Continue reading "Taking Action on Staff Absence"
Children with medical conditions generally have individual needs that must be identified and addressed ahead of them attending a nursery setting. A risk assessment is an ideal tool to understand the child’s requirements which will help you maintain a safe environment for that child. The document will also require you to seek guidance from all…Continue reading "Is it necessary to carry out a risk assessment in respect of a child who attends nursery with a medical condition?"
If you are a worrier, someone telling you “not to worry” is unhelpful to say the least, because a tendency to worry may be part of your personality. Worrying can be debilitating and lead to errors and mistakes, as one’s full attention is not on the task in hand, whether that is caring for children,…Continue reading "How to control the desire to worry #earlyyears"
The Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage states that providing a quality learning experience for children requires a well-trained and properly qualified workforce. The Government’s aim is that all early years services will be graduate led. The topic on Staff Qualifications and Training has been revised and updated on the Croner-i Early Years…Continue reading "Staff Qualifications and Training #earlyyears"
Have you reviewed your medicines administration policies recently? What about the plans of care for any children receiving medicines in your provision? The Medicines topic on your Croner-i Early Years Management Toolkit for dot2dot has been extensively revised and updated to reflect the Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements of the Early Years Statutory Framework. Why not…Continue reading "Administering Medicines. Have you reviewed your medicines administration policies recently? #earlyyears"