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1 NQF Package NEW Contents Table OSHC Instructions We ve made three improvements to your NQF Package Contents Table: Included a snapshot of National Regulation 168 and where these policies are located (Green Table) Ordered the list alphabetically by TOPIC, instead of by policy (Orange Table) Provided in a Word Document so you can edit/change if you need to. 1

2 Education and Care Services National Regulations (Reg 168) Reg 168 Education and care service must have policies and procedures (1) The approved provider of an education and care service must ensure that the service has in place policies and procedures in relation to the matters set out in subregulation (2). (2) Policies and procedures are required in relation to the following Section of Regulation 168 (2) (a) health and safety, including matters relating to (i) nutrition, food and beverages, dietary requirements; and (ii) sun protection; and (iii) water safety, including safety during any water-based activities; and (iv) the administration of first aid; (b) incident, injury, trauma and illness procedures complying with regulation 85; (c) dealing with infectious diseases, including procedures complying with regulation 88; (d) dealing with medical conditions in children, including the matters set out in regulation 90; (e) emergency and evacuation, including the matters set out in regulation 97; (f) delivery of children to, and collection of children from, education and care service premises, including procedures complying with regulation 99; (g) excursions, including procedures complying with regulations 100 to 102; (h) providing a child safe environment; (i) staffing, including (i) a code of conduct for staff members; and (ii) determining the responsible person present at the service; and (iii) the participation of volunteers and students on practicum placements; (j) interactions with children, including the matters set out in regulations 155 and 156; (k) enrolment and orientation; (l) governance and management of the service, including NQF POLICY Where to locate Food, Nutrition and Beverage Physical Environment (Workplace Safety, Learning Physical Environment (Workplace Safety, Learning Infectious Diseases Emergency Management and Evacuation Physical Environment (Workplace Safety, Learning Excursion Physical Environment (Workplace Safety, Learning Work Health Safety Staffing Arrangements Relationships With Children Enrolment Orientation for Children Governance 2

3 confidentiality of records; (m) the acceptance and refusal of authorisations; (n) payment of fees and provision of a statement of fees charged by the education and care service; (o) dealing with complaints. Privacy and Confidentiality Acceptance and Refusal of Authorisations Fees FOR STAFF SEE Educator and Management FOR FAMILIES SEE Parental Interaction and Involvement in the Service FOR REPORTING REQUIREMENTS SEE 3

4 All Topics (Alphabetical) OSHC TOPIC A Abuse and Neglect Administration of Authorised Medication by the Service Form Administration of First Aid Alcohol Allergy Management Anaphylaxis Management Animal and Pet Guidelines Asthma Management Authorisations (Acceptance and Refusal) Authorisation for Excursion Form B Back Care and Manual Handling Behaviour Guidance Biting Bullying Buses (more than 12 seats) Bush fires C Chemical Spill Procedure Child Safe Environment Children s Clothing Choosing Appropriate Resources and Equipment Cleaning of Buildings, Premises, Furniture and Equipment Code of Conduct Code of Conduct (Child Protection) Collection and delivery of children Commitment to good governance Computer and Related Technology Usage Community Services Communicating with Families Concerns of Abuse / Neglect Confidentiality and Storage of Records OSHC NQF POLICY Where to locate Child Protection Administration of Authorised Medication Tobacco, Drug and Alcohol Animal and Pet Acceptance and Refusal of Authorisations Excursion Relationships with Children Relationships with Children Relationships with Children Transportation Bush Fire Chemical Spills Rest, Relaxation and Clothing Child Protection Governance Technology Usage Rest, Relaxation and Clothing Child Protection Record Keeping and Retention 4

5 Clothing D Death of a Child Procedure Delivery and Collection of Children Dental Accidents Dental Hygiene and Care Detergents Disinfectants Drivers Duty of Care E Educator Interactions Educator Meetings Educator Orientation Educators Returning From Extended Leave Educator Stress Management Guidelines Educator to Child Ratios Educator Training and Qualifications Electrical tagging Enrolment Emergency Administration of Medication Emergency Contact Procedure Emergency Evacuation Procedures and Drills Emergency Involving Anaphylaxis or Asthma Employment of Regular Educators Enrolment Checklist Environmental Sustainability and our Curriculum Ethical Code of Conduct Equipment and Environment Exclusion Periods Excursions Excursion Risk Assessment Form F Family Involvement Fees Procedure Food Preparation and Food Hygiene Procedure Food Safety, Temperature Control and Transport Procedure Death of a Child Transportation Work Health and Safety Staffing Arrangements Enrolment Administration of Authorised Medication Emergency Service Contact Emergency Management and Evacuation Administration of Authorised Medication Continuity of Education and Care Enrolment Environmental Sustainability Immunisation and Disease Prevention Transportation Excursion Fees 5

6 Food Storage Procedure First Aid Kit G Governance Grievance Guidelines for Educators Grievance Guidelines for Parents Group Relationships Guidelines for Seatbelts and Restraints H Hand Washing Procedure Health and Safety Committees Hygiene I Identifying Children with Medical Conditions Immunisation and Educators Immunisation For Educators Immunisation Records Incident, Injury, Trauma and Illness Record Inclusion Information that must be provided on Enrolment Form Interactions with Children Inspection and testing of electrical equipment Insurance J Job Description for Cooks Job Descriptions for Educators K Kitchens L Learning Environments Learning and Play Learning and Transitions Length of Time Records must be Kept Lockdown Governance Relationships with Children Transportation Work Health and Safety Infectious Diseases Immunisation and Disease Prevention Immunisation and Disease Prevention Relationships with Children Relationships with Children Excursion If you need assistance call or DJMIR on (02) or As Centre Support does not provide Industrial Relations advice, we recommend that you contact David Morphett from DJMIR for more information. Additional Needs Education, Curriculum and Learning Continuity of Education and Care Record Keeping and Retention Lockdown 6

7 Lock up procedure M Maintenance of Fire Equipment Management Interactions and Responsibilities Manual handling Medical Conditions Risk Minimisation Plan Medication Minimising Potentially Dangerous Substances My Time, Our Place Learning Outcomes N National Privacy Principles Notification of Death, Serious Injury or Illness Notification of Serious Incidents and Complaints Nutrition O OHS On-going Maintenance Open Doors Orientation Outdoor Space Requirements Overdue Fees P Parental and Family Involvement Parent Grievances Parent Survey Partnerships with Families and the Community Photography Physical Activity Poison Safety Checklist Positively Promoting Each Child s Personal Ability Priority of Access Guidelines Professional Development Requirements Professional Support Services for Children Q Lock Up Emergency Management and Evacuation Administration of Authorised Medication Education, Curriculum and Learning Privacy and Confidentiality Food, Nutrition and Beverage Work Health Safety Enrolment Fees Environmental Sustainability Photography Physical Activity Promotion Additional Needs Enrolment Continuity of Education and Care 7

8 Qualifications for Educators R Ratings Ratios Rearranging, Adding or Removing Furniture Recommended Minimum Periods of Exclusion Records of Staff Records Relating to Enrolled Children Responsible Person Present Road Safety Routine to promote continuity S Safety Checks Sand Pit Service Privacy Guidelines Service Structure Small Buses (9 to 12 seats) Standards Students Storage of Records Sun Protection Supervised Self-Administration of Medication by Children over Preschool Age Supervision of Services Supporting Children through Difficult Situations Supervision of Resting Children Sustainability T Tagging electrical Technology Television and DVD Player Usage Toy Cleaning Transition between Educators or from School to outside School Hours Care V Vehicles Staffing Arrangements National Quality Framework Staffing Arrangements Infectious Diseases Record Keeping and Retention Record Keeping and Retention Staffing Arrangements Transportation Continuity of Education and Care Sand Pit Privacy and Confidentiality Governance Transportation National Quality Framework Record Keeping and Retention Staffing Arrangements Relationships with Children Rest, Relaxation and Clothing Environmental Sustainability Technology Usage Technology Usage Orientation for Children Transportation 8

9 W Water Safety Work Experience Students and Volunteers Work Health and Safety (OHS) requirements 9

10 All OSHC Policies (Alphabetical) A Acceptance and Refusal of Authorisations Additional Needs Administration of Authorised Medication Animal and Pet B Bush Fire C Chemical Spills Child Protection Continuity of Education and Care Cystic Fibrosis D Death of a Child E Education, Curriculum and Learning Emergency Management and Evacuation Emergency Service Contact Enrolment Environmental Sustainability Epilepsy Excursion F Family Law and Access Fees Food, Nutrition and Beverage G Governance H HIV AIDS I Immunisation and Disease Prevention 10

11 Infectious Diseases J K L Lock Up Lockdown M N National Quality Framework O Orientation for Children P Photography Physical Activity Promotion and Administration) and Procedure Review Privacy and Confidentiality Q R Record Keeping and Retention Relationships with Children S Sand Pit Rest, Relaxation and Clothing Social Networking Usage Staffing Arrangements T Technology Usage Tobacco, Drug and Alcohol Transportation U Unenrolled Children V 11

12 W Work Health and Safety X Y Z 12

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