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We often get questions from services about health and safety issues – for example, cleaning, storage, food and nutrition requirements and supervision. Services are worried that they may be breaching regulations, that there may be something they are failing to do or understand. This is understandable because the old regulations were often very prescriptive. However, while some aspects of the current regulations are quite detailed, like … read more
How many of the children at your service live in an apartment or townhouse with limited space outside for play and physical activity? Modern urban living often involves higher density housing with limited areas for children to actively explore their environment.
How many children are fully immunised at your education and care service? All of them? Most of them? Do you think the recent push by several States to ensure all children are fully immunised when they enter a Children’s Service will increase vaccination rates?
National Regulations 90 – 96 Medical Conditions Recently we heard about the tragic case of 16 year old boy who died following an anaphylactic reaction from eating a walnut biscuit at school. This case highlights how important it is to identify any child at risk of anaphylaxis