Question Q - "I've worked in childcare for 15 years, and have managed good immunity for the majority of my career. However for the last six months I have been severely unwell, exhausted and unable to do my job due to such ill health. I have a good lifestyle outside of work, I eat well, rest (as well as I can) and take vitamins to try and boost … [Read more...] about How can i stay well with a low immune system and working in the early years?
FAQS Health and Nutrition
Question Q – “Do staff wear gloves, do children use tongs or their hands to choose food? Would be lovely to see how snack differs in nurseries” Answer A – “We give children snack. They sit at a table with a tablecloth (which is sprayed with antibacterial spray after every use) and their placemats which have the child's name, picture and … [Read more...] about Do staff wear gloves, do children use tongs or their hands to choose snack?
Question Q – “Do any settings do a rolling lunch for preschoolers? The care inspectorate has advised we try this as kids are sitting for too long." Answers – A – “We take a small group initially to have lunch (mainly sandwich type lunches where the children make their own), when a child finishes they choose another child's envelop and … [Read more...] about Do any settings do a rolling lunch for preschoolers?
Question Q - "Has anyone been suspended following an investigation into gross misconduct (inappropriate language use in the staff room) and actually won their case?" Answers A – “The follower has asked us to add; "I've been suspended and waiting to hear the evidence.” A – “No, this sounds like a rare cases it would depend on the … [Read more...] about Has anyone been suspended following an investigation into gross misconduct ?
Question – Q - "Do nurseries heat up children's food? We have some children coming to us all day and parents have asked if we can heat up their tea they have brought in, in the microwave." Answers – A –“ We have a cook in our setting so quite a few children have a hot dinner. We do heat meals up for babies and toddlers for mealtimes if … [Read more...] about Do nurseries heat up children’s food?