Learning Curve – Covid Control
Our current system of controls
contact with individuals who are unwell by ensuring
that those who have coronavirus (COVID19) symptoms
or who have someone in their household who does or
have been advised by NHS test and trace to
self-isolate, do not attend settings.
recommended, the use of face coverings.
It is not currently recommended that staff wear face
masks in early years settings.
hands thoroughly and more often than usual,
this has always been an integral part of our
infection control system. Staff and children are
washing hands regularly throughout the nursery
session. The team have all be trained in Hand
Hygiene and how to wash hands properly.
ensure good respiratory hygiene by promoting the
‘catch it, bin it, kill it’ approach.
enhanced cleaning, including cleaning frequently
touched surfaces often using standard products, such
We have an enhanced cleaning schedule in each room.
minimise contact between groups of children where
as we continue to operate in small bubbles and do
not mix age groups.
necessary, wear appropriate personal protective
if a child becomes ill
with suspected COVID19 they will be isolated along
with their key person whilst we await collection. If
a distance of 2 metres cannot be maintained staff
will then put on a tabard, face visor and gloves so
they can comfort the child if needed.
occupied spaces well ventilated
windows are always open in each room and internal
doors are also open to ensure optimum ventilation.