We cannot accept children who are ill or suffering from infectious diseases.
No children may be left at the Centre if vomiting or diarrhoea has occurred in the previous 48 hours.
To ensure Teachers are able to provide the best care for your child we ask that you please inform teachers at drop off if your child has been administered Pamol or Nurofen prior to coming to the centre.
Inline with the Ministry of Health recommendations we cannot administer Pamol or Nurofen for fevers.
If your child is on medication and recovering, and you require staff to administer their medicine during their session at the centre ensure you sign the Medicine Authorisation Form.
Please note: Your child should be kept at home if there are any of the following symptoms:
- A high temperature
- Inflamed throat or eyes, or discharge from the eyes
- An unidentified rash
- An upset stomach or diarrhea
- Is clearly unwell
Rubella (German measles)
If your child contacts Rubella (German measles) while attending the Centre, please notify the staff so parents may be informed.
When children fall ill at the Centre
If your child becomes unwell during the course of the day, we’ll notify you and ask that the child be picked up as soon as possible. If we are unable to contact you, we’ll call the person nominated by you as the emergency contact instead.
If in the event of a sudden illness or accident, and we are unable to contact you or your emergency contact – and we believe your child could be at risk – we will seek immediate medical attention. This could be contacting your doctor or calling an ambulance.
Health guidelines for parents
The following guidelines are to help you, as parents, to decide whether or not your child is well enough to attend the Centre. A note will be added to the daily whiteboard in the event of any breakout of any of the listed infectious diseases.
You may need a doctor’s letter/certificate stating that your child is well enough to return to the Centre following infection from any of these illnesses (listed below).
A child will not be permitted to attend when she/he has any of the following diseases: