Centres must comply with local Public Health requirements for hand washing and sanitation.
Proper hand washing is a fundamental requirement of local Public Health Units.
RATIONALE Hygienic practices are particularly important when there are groups of young children. Their immune systems are immature and therefore need protection from the spread of disease.
- Staff should role model proper hand washing procedures with children.
- Create a Disinfecting Schedule and ensure sanitation of toys and equipment is done as per Public Health requirements.