Together We Grow understands that, from time to time, it will be necessary for us to administer prescription medication to your child. Our children’s safety is our number one priority. Therefore in order to administer medications, we ask all parents to complete and sign a medication administration form prior to administering ANY drug (e.g. antibiotics, vitamins, minerals, OTCs, epi-pen, puffers,…
This Policy provides direction to all staff, students and volunteers about the appropriate response on both a Centre-wide and individual level to minimize the inherent risks to enrolled children, and others, who have been identified as susceptible to anaphylactic reactions due to individual allergies. This policy helps to create a safe environment for all persons with severe allergies. Together We…
Children suspected of having a communicable disease such as chicken pox, mumps or measles, should not be in the Centre. Parents of children who develop symptoms during the day will be asked to pick up their child immediately. Children can return to the Centre only with doctor's written confirmation that they are no longer contagious.
Allerject® is indicated for the emergency treatment of serious allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) and is intended for people who are at risk and for people with a history of serious allergic reactions (anaphylaxis). It should be used immediately when the child experiences a severe allergic reaction. This is emergency treatment. It does not replace seeing a doctor or going to the hospital.…
Pull off grey safety cap.  Place black tip on outer thigh (always apply to thigh). Using a swing and jab motion, press hard into thigh until Auto Injector mechanism functions. Hold in place and count to 10. The EpiPen® unit should then be removed and discarded. (Take the used unit with you to the Emergency Room.) Massage the injection area…
The Child Care and Early Years Act (CCEYA) outlines mandatory daily outdoor play for all children. A child that is too ill to fully participate in daily activities at Together We Grow is required to remain at home until he/she recovers. If a child becomes ill during the day, temporary care will be provided until the parent is notified and…
The Day Nurseries Act requires that, prior to admission each child must be immunized as recommended by the local Medical Officer of Health. The Medical Officer of Health requires every child attending a licensed childcare facility to be up-to-date with their immunizations. You are required to submit a copy of your child’s Immunization Record. Parents who do not immunize their…

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