safeguarding policies and procedures - Coggle Diagram
safeguarding policies and procedures
when it comes to confidentiality its important that we are following our settings confidentiality policies and procedures to ensure the safety of the chidlren.
Any information regarding the child is stored away in the office and is only seen by the necessary people.
Everything is on a need to know basis. we only tell people something about the child if it is absolutely necessary that they know.
GDPR protects the information of the child online.
collection and electronic devices
When it comes to children being dropped off and picked up from nursery we have to follow our setting policies and procedures to ensure the safety of the children.
Every child is given a specific password chosen by the parents which is used to make sure that anyone picking the child up has permission and is safe to let the child go with them.
There may be multiple passwords depending on if the child's parents are separated or not.
parents who are separated have to show paper work showing that both parties have the legal right to pick the child up form nursery. e.g shared custody.
If someone other than the approve people are picking up the it important that the nursery are informed and the person has the correct password.
The children are also signed in and out on the register so we know when they have arrived and when they have left.
Only a senior ember of staff are allowed to open the door as they are the ones who know whether the people collecting are approved or not.
when it comes to electronic devices we have to follow our settings policies and procedures to ensure the safety of the children.
no personal electronics are allowed to go past the office during working hours. This includes smart watches, phones, iPads... they have to be kept in the office before starting work and after your break.
The tablets used are nursery only and do not leave the premises. The tablets are used to take pictures and use the diary app only.
The children have access to the touch screen in the sensory room but are only allowed to use the approved apps and are always supervised by the staff.
Every parent is asked for permission before we take photos of the children. They say whether they want us to take photos for them to see, whether they want their child in group phots and if they approve their child to be on social media.
visitors and training
when it comes to visitors its important that we follow our settings policies an procedures to ensure the safety of the children.
All visitors are required to sign in and out of the premises and are required to show id before they are allowed in.
Visitors are required to wear specific visitor lanyards so everyone knows who they are and to make sure that they are always supervised.
visitors are asked to leave there phones in the office.
Visitors are also talked to about the fire drill procedures in case there is a fire whilst they are on the premises.
When it comes to training it is important that we follow our settings policies and procedures and that all staff are regularly trained and know what they need to know.
They should have a valid first aid certificate.
They should know the settings safeguarding policies an procedures and who the DSL is.
They should know what prevent duty is and what there role is.
They should have the correct qualifications needed to count in certain ratios.
safe working practices
when it comes to safe working practices it is important that we follow our settings policies and procedures.
All staff have to be DBS checked before they are left alone with children and allowed to change nappies.
All staff must know the fire drill and what there role is.
All staff must know how and when to report concerns and make sure that they are doing it.
accidents and incidents must be recorded and stored correctly.
regular risk assessments and checks should be carried out daily.