We love to hate them!
Every service must have the policies required by the regulations but do they? And do the policies actually reflect what educators and staff do?
Many educators will tell you they know what is in their policies, but often this is not the case. Do they really believe they know or are they just fibbing?
We have regulations to make sure certain standards are achieved and maintained. The regulation of our sector is also a response to numerous complaints over the years. We have policies and procedures because we need to respect the regulations, laws and the standards. We need to know how we do what we do.
What would happen if there were no policies or procedures? Everyone would be doing their own thing whether it met or didn’t meet the regulations or other legislation.
The National Education and Care regulations were amended again on 1st June 2014 (for all States except WA) and our policies and procedures must reflect these changes.
Need help with policies?
We cater for all types of services. Our policy packages also include policy updates over 12 months so you don’t have to worry about incorporating regulatory amendments.
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