Audit

Provide an overview of the Service.

Children

Educators are interacting positively with Children.

Policy - 2.1;
Regulations: 155 & 156

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - Not Evident
4 - Some of the time
6 - At all times.

Children are Actively supervised at all times.

Policy - 2.1;
Regulations: 155 & 156

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - Not Evident
2 - Some of the time
4 - At all times.

Written Parental permission is obtained for children to be photographed.

Policy - 2.2a, 2.10

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
2 - Some of the time
4 - At all times.

All Children are correctly signed in and out for each session by Educators and Families. Where children have not been signed in by families, there is evidence where the Coordinator has attempted to ensure records are completed correctly. Non attendance days and where applicable; non-signature days are initialled by an Educator.

Policy - 2.4
Regulation - 158; 177; 183
Child Care Services - CCMS Section 10 Reporting Attendance Information

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
2 - Some of the time
4 - At all times.

All Children's sign in and out records are retained and periods of care easily identified. All records are kept in a secure location.

Policy - 2.4
Regulation - 158; 177; 183
Child Care Services - CCMS Section 6 Service Delivery.

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
2 - Some of the time
4 - At all times.

An Example of how to sign children in and out is available for parents to see.

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

There is a process in place for those children who are booked in but who do not arrive at the service or collection point within a reasonable time. Include when this process was last reviewed.

Policy - 2.4

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

All Educators have been made aware of their role and responsibility regarding Child Protection and evidence is in place to confirm this.

Policy - 2.4
Regulation: 84

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
2 - In some cases
4 - Yes

Educators are constantly and consistently enforcing the Rules of Behaviour


Policy - 2.6

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
2 - In some cases
4 - Yes

Educators are aware of how to report suspicious circumstances or allegations of abuse


Policy - 2.5
Regulations - 84

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
2 - In some cases
4 - Yes

Educators are aware of the reporting and record keeping requirements.


Policy - 2.5; 2.12
Regulations - 84

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
2 - In some cases
4 - Yes

Educators model appropriate behaviour to children at all times.


Policy - 2.6

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
2 - In some cases
4 - Yes

Educators are constantly and consistently enforcing the Rules of Behaviour


Policy - 2.6

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
2 - In some cases
4 - Yes

All Educators direct children towards appropriate behaviour techniques.


Policy - 2.6

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
2 - In some cases
4 - Yes

Educators provide supervised "cooling off" or "thinking time" spaces and time.


Policy - 2.6

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
2 - In some cases
4 - Yes

Behaviour Plans are implemented and all staff are aware of the short and long time goals of these plans.


Policy - 2.6

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
2 - In some cases
4 - Yes

All Educators are aware of who they would need to contact in relation to providing support for a child with additional support needs.


Policy - 2.11

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
2 - In some cases
4 - Yes

A completed and signed enrolment form is in place for all children. These documents are kept in a secure cabinet. (Select five names from utilisation sheet and request children's folders)


Policy - 2.15

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
2 - In some cases
4 - Yes

Each Child has a signed booking form for the days of attendance required. (Select an additional 5 children from utilisation or use previous children's files)


Policy 2.15

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
2 - In some cases
4 - Yes

Development & Conduct of Educational Programs

The Educational Leader is aware of their role and responsibilities in the planning and the development of programs and has signed the Educational Leader Agreement.

Policy 3.1; 8.3
Regulation: 118

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

A Program is displayed at the service for parents to see.

Policy 3.1
Regulation: 75; 76

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The Program demonstrates the 5 learning outcomes for the planned activities and experiences.

Policy: 3.1
Legislation: 168
Regulations: 74

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The Program is built around routines e.g: arrival, hand washing and meal times.

Policy 3.1

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The Program allows opportunities for children as individuals and groups to extend on their interests.


Policy: 3.1
Regulations: 74

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
2 - In some cases
4 - Yes

Talking Circles or similar are used to gather input from children on their ideas and interest to form the program.

Policy 3.1

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
2 - In some cases
4 - Yes

There are opportunities for children to complete projects over a number of sessions, that they haven't completed.

Policy 3.1

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
2 - In some cases
4 - Yes

The Service has embedded a number of methods to seek regular feedback from families and children regarding the program. E.g. face to face conversations; surveys; newsletters; HubWorks - message centre; Notices

Policy 3.2

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The Educational Leader on a weekly basis reflects on the evaluations from Educators.

Policy 3.2; 8.3
Regulations 74

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The Educator Leader reflects on planned and spontaneous activities to identify if goals and learning outcomes were achieved.


Policy 3.2, 8.3
Regulations: 7.4

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Activity Evaluations are completed by Educators

Policy 3.2

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
2 - In some cases
4 - Yes

Educators reflect regularly on the program and provide feedback to the Educational Leader

Policy 3.2; 8.3

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
2 - In some cases
4 - Yes

There is a designated area so children are able to complete homework tasks during before and after school care.

Policy 3.2 & 8.3

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Risk Assessments are conducted and are detailed to accurately identify possible risks for each excursions and incursions.

Policy 3.4
Regulations: 100 & 102.

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Copies of Risk Assessments are available for families to view and are available prior to the Service accepting bookings.

Policy 3.4
Regulations: 100 & 102.

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The Service utilises the PCYC SAC Excursion permission forms and sign families have signed, giving each child permission to attend.

Policy 3.4
Regulation 102

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

An Excursion Check List is completed prior to departing the Service.

Policy 3.4

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Educators complete an excursion evaluation after the excursion and provide information to relevant stake holders.

Policy 3.4

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

All Excursions are reviewed and evaluated to ensure learning outcomes are met - this would usually be done in a team meeting.

Policy: 3.4

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Ratios are maintained during excursions and Educators are aware of the ratio requirements.

Policy 2.3
Regulations 123 & 126
Queensland Specifics - Chapter 7

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Mobile phones are available for excursions, before and after school bus runs.

Policy 3.5
Regulation 98

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

All vehicles used for bus runs and excursions display emergency contact details on or in the vehicle.

Policy 3.5

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Bus Rolls are produced with the names of children; and their names are checked off as they disembarking and embarking the bus.

Policy 3.5

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

All the Educators are aware of the procedure in the event of an injury occurring during transporting children to an excursion, before or after school care.

Policy 3.5
Regulation 85, 86 & 87

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The Service collects information on the swimming competency of all children attending a swimming activity.

Policy 3.7

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Educators are aware of the required ratio for swimming.

Policy 2.3
Regulations - 123 & 126
Queensland Specifics - Chapter 7

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Where applicable; parental permission forms are signed for children who participate in extra curricular activities.

Policy 3.8

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

When attending extra curricular activities children are signed out by the Responsible Person.

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The Service has a collaborative approach to documenting children's learning experiences and use a variety of methods; such as Diary entries; photographs; journals; learning stories; programming notes and evaluation forms.

Policy 3.10

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

This documentation is shared with families and made available upon request.

Policy 3.10

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Written permission has been obtained for any activity requiring children to be escorted to/from the SAC premises.

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

All Educators are familiar with the Educators Practice Policy.

Policy 3.12

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Educators set up indoor/outdoor areas to promote safe physical play and to stimulate children's physical activities.

Policy 3.13

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Educators act as good role models and become involved in children's physical activities.

Policy 3.13

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Safety checks of the environment are completed prior to and end of each session.

Policy 2.2 & 3.13

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Children and Educators wear a brimmed hat and have sunscreen applied when involved in outdoor activities.

Policy 3.13

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Drinking water is readily available at the service and Educators are encouraging children to access it.

Policy 3.13
Regulation 78

Safety Checks are completed on equipment and broken or damaged resources are reported.

Policy 3.13
Regulations 103

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Educators are aware of who to report broken/damaged resources to.

Policy 3.13

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Broken or damaged resources are removed from the service immediately

Policy 3.13

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

A copy of PANOSH is available at the Service and Educators are aware of this resource.

Policy 3.13
Regulations 105

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Resources are adequate for the number of children approved to attend the service

Policy 3.13
Regulations 105

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Resources are age appropriate and readily available and accessible to children to use without asking permission from a Educator.

Policy 3.13
Regulation 105

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Health and Safety

A medication form and medication policy is in the child enrolment pack.

Policy 4.1
Regulation 90 & 91

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Educators are aware of their roles and responsibilities in administering medication.

Policy 4.1
Regulations 94 & 95

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The Service has an Educator present at all times during the hours of operation with a First Aid; CPR; Anaphylaxis; Asthma and a two year qualitication

Policy 4.1
Regulations 126 & 136

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Hand washing signage is placed appropriately at the service.

P 4.1 & 4.3
Regulation 77

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

A Cleaning checklist is completed daily and at the close of each session and all Educators are aware of this and the process.

Policy 4.1
Regulation; 103

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Activity Risk Assessments are completed and reviewed on a regular basis.

Policy 4.1

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

There is a designated area at the Service for children when they become unwell.

Policy 4.1
Regulation 8.1

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Educators are aware of food handling and storage procedures.

Policy 4.1
Regulations: 77 & 78

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

A copy of Staying Healthy is available at the Service for Educators and Parents and Educators are aware of this resource.

Policy 4.2

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Signage is displayed at the Service to be utilised in case a infectious disease needs to be reported.

Policy 4.2
Regulations 88

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Immunisation Requirements information is available at the Service

Policy 4.2

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Exclusion Times are available at the Service.

Policy 4.2
Regulation 88

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Gloves are used when preparing food, cleaning and when dealing with bodily fluids

Policy 4.3
Regulation 77

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Educators wash their hands thoroughly with soap and water prior to: Handling, preparing and eating food; giving First Aid
And after: Preparing Food; Toileting or handling animals and cleaning bodily fluids

Policy 4.3
Regulation 77

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
2 - Sometimes
4 - Yes

A soiled clothes receptacle is available at the Service and cleaned with disinfectant after use.

Policy 4.3

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

No Smoking signage is placed around the Service

Policy 4.4
Regulation 82

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The premises, resources and materials are clean and checklists completed and up to date.

Policy 4.4
Regulation 103

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Different coloured cloths are utilised for different uses and spills and the signage displayed reflects this.

Policy 4.4

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Different coloured chopping boards are utilised for different uses and food preparation and the signage displayed reflects this.

Policy 4.4

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Individual medical plans are available for children and these have been updated in the last 12 months.

Policy 4.5
Regulations 90

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

All Educators are aware of children with special health needs and where to find details.

Policy 4.5
Regulation 90

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The premises are regularly treated for the control of pests and evidence of treatment is available.

Policy 4.4

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

A fully maintained and equipped first aid kit is available at the Service and is adequate for the approved number of children. There is clearly displayed signage to identify where the kit is.

Policy 4.5
Regulation 89

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Ice Packs and ice are readily available for use to administer first aid

Policy 4.5

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Current Emergency Contact Telephone Numbers are available and all Educators are aware these are kept.

Policy 4.5

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

All Educators are aware of how to correctly complete a 7.2.1 Accident/Incident Reports & Investigation Form and where to find them.

Policy 4.5
Regulations 87

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The Responsible Person is aware of the reporting requirements to the Branch, State Office and ECEC in relation to injuries/illnesses and Complaints.

Policy 4.5
Regulations 87

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Any medication is stored in a secure receptacle.

Policy 4.5
Regulations 90; 177; 183

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Medication stored at the Service is in it's original package with pharmacists label and clearly states the child's name, date of dispensing and expiry date.

Policy 4.6
Regulation 95

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The Medication Disposal Register is used for expired medication.

Policy 4.6

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The Service has a clearly labelled first aid waste bin, which is cleaned and sanitised after each use.

Policy 4.6b

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The daily UV Level is displayed at the Service (if transitioned)

Policy 4.9

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The Educators are aware of the Sun Safe Policy

Policy 4.9

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Personal action plans are available at the Service for children who have been diagnosed with anaphylaxis.

Policy 4.10
Regulation 4.9

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The plans are displayed in an area not accessible to public but easily accessible for Educators.

Policy 4.10
Regulation 49

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Educators are aware of triggers, reactions, warning signs and symptoms of individual children who have medical conditions.

Policy 4.11 and 4.14

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Safety Checks of all toilets utilised by the Service are checked prior to each session and during hours of operation

Policy 4.13
Regulations 109

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Educators are aware of their responsibilities when toilets are shared by adults and other children.

Policy 4.13

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The Nominated Supervisor is aware of the Vehicle Restraint Policy particularly relating to children aged between 4 and 7.


Policy 4.15

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Food Handling and Storage

Adequate hand washing facilities are available including:- Constant supply of running water and soap; Single use towels or other methods for effectively drying hands and a bin for used towels.

Policy 5.1

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Educators and children wash their hands thoroughly with soap and water after using the toilet facilities and prior to handling, preparing and eating food.

Policy 5.1

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

All food preparation surfaces are sanitised before and after use.

Policy 5.1

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Food is stored in containers that are adequately labelled e.g: name of food stuff and expiry date.

Policy 5.1

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Weekly menu is displayed for parents to view.

Policy 5.2
Regulation 80

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The weekly menu is available in the food preparation area

Policy 5.2
Regulation 80

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The menu is healthy, balanced, varied and age appropriate.

Policy 5.2
Regulation 79

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The eating environment is set up to promote social interactions.

Policy 2.2 & 5.2
Regulations 155 & 156

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Gloves and tongs are utilised when serving food

Policy 5,2
Regulation 77; 78 & 79

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Feedback, ideas and suggestions are obtained from children and families on menu items and there is evidence to support this.

Policy 5.2

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Information pertaining to a child's allergies is shared with Educators and is kept as confidential as possible.

Policy 5.3
Regulation 77, 78 & 79

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

A cleaning and sanitising schedule is implemented at the Service.

Policy 5,6
Regulation 77, 78 & 79

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Two-Step Cleaning and sanitising are present at the service.

Policy 5.6
Regulations 77; 78 & 79

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Displays of cleaning and sanitising are present at the Service.

Policy 5.6

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Dishwashers that are utilised at the Service are functioning correctly

Policy 5.6

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Space and Facilities

Children have indoor space that has adequate natural light and the room/s are well ventilated

Policy 6.1
Regulations: 107 & 110

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Where the Service has air-conditioning units, these are cleaned and maintained on a regular basis and there is evidence to support this.

Policy 6.5
Regulations: 103

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes
Indicate if not applicable

Adequate administrative space is available for private and personal conversations and administrative functions.

Policy 6.1
Regulations 111

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Lockable storage reciprocal is available for child and family information, Educator records and any other confidential records (enrolment/iDebit forms)

Policy 6.1
Regulation 181 & 183

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Educators are aware of who the Health and Safety Representative is at their Branch

Policy 6.3

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

All hazardous substances have a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

Policy 6.3

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

A current copy of the Education Qld Agreement is available at the school site service and Educators are aware of the arrangements in this agreement.

Policy 6.4

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Emergency Equipment, Drills and Evacuations

Smoke alarms are placed as required and these are tested regularly.

Policy 7.1

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Fire extinguishers are properly installed and maintained and staff have received basic training in the use of fire blankets and extinguishers.

Policy 7.1

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Emergency evacuation procedures are clearly displayed near the entrances and exits of each room at the Service.

Policy 7.2
Regulation 97 & 168

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

All exits are kept clear and unlocked to enable quick departure

Policy 7.2 & 7.5

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Emergency evacuation and lockdown procedures are carried out at least once a term for BSC and ASC and at the beginning of each VAC program and there is evidence to support this.

Policy 7.2 & 7.5
Regulation 97

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Emergency telephone numbers are clearly displayed at the Service.

Policy 7.2

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Emergency evacuation and lockdowns are recorded and evaluated and then stored in OH&S Folder at the Service.

Policy 7.2
Regulation 97

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

All Educators and children are aware of the Emergency evacuation and lockdown procedures for; Bomb Threat; Harassment or Unauthorised persons; Loss of Power; Loss of Water and Severe Storms.

Policy 7.2 & 7.3

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Educators and General Staff

All Educators have received a full induction and orientation specific to their Service and position and signed induction evidence is sighted.

Policy 8.1 & 8.13

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

All Educators are aware of their roles and responsibilities in accordance with the Role and Expectations of Educators Policy.

Policy 8.1

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Professional Development opportunities are available for Educators through; meetings, training information sessions and workshops

Policy 8.5

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

All Volunteers hold a current Blue Cared and have received an induction and there is evidence to support this.

Policy 8.6

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Educators have performance reviews completed in accordance with their job description; and there is evidence of this.

Policy 8.9 & 8.10

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Educators are aware of the Fit For Work Policy

Policy 8.18

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Access and Enrolments

There is an embedded enrolment procedure in place at the Service

Policy 9.2
Regulation 157

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

All children's enrolment forms are reviewed and updated regularly through newsletters and HubWorks message centre.

Policy 9.2

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

All children are current Members of PCYC

Policy 9.2 and 10.2

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

There is a communication with parents practice embedded at the Service by means of:- newsletters, HubWorks message centre; fliers/notices; meetings and parent communication book or box.

Policy 9.2

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

A copy of the Family Handbook is available at the service for new and existing parents.


Policy 9.2

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Community Resources are available at the Service and Educators are aware of them.

Policy 9.3

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

All Educators are aware of the Complaints Handling Policy and the reporting requirements to be undertaken.

Policy 9.5

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

A copy of the SAC Policy and Procedures is made available at the Service for Families, Volunteers and Educators

Policy 9.6, 10.10
Regulations: 171

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Parents skills and interests and involvement in the program is identified and strategies are in place to capture and acquire this information.

Policy 9.7

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Quality Compliance

The Service has developed a Service Philosophy and this is displayed at the Service. The SAC PCYC Philosophy is also displayed

Policy 10.1

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The Fees policy is known by Educators and implemented effectively to reduce debt.

Policy 10.2

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The Fee paying Agreement has been signed by all parents and is part of the enrolment pack.

Policy 10.2

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

All unused power outlets have a safety plug in place

Policy 10.4

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The Approved Provider Certificate is displayed at the Service

Policy 10.5
Regulations 173

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

The Service Approval Certificate is displayed at the Service.

Policy 10.5
Regulations 173

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Individual information collected at the Service protects the rights of privacy by being stored securely in a locked file cabinet.

Policy 10.6
Regulations 177 & 183

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Records pertaining to any child injury or illness is kept until the child reaches the age of 25.

Policy 10.6
Regulations 87 & 183

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Children's and Educators records are updated at least twice a year or as needed.

Policy 10.6

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

All Educators hold a current valid blue card and there are certified copies are kept on file.

Policy 10.7

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Nominated Supervisor at the service holds a current Supervisor Certificate and a copy is held in their personal folder

Policy 10.9

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Any court orders are secured in child's personal folder and Educators are aware of the children these relate to and the custody arrangements in place.

Policy 10.17
Regulations 177 & 183.

Rate the response from 0 to 4
0 - No
4 - Yes

Regulative Specific
Quality Improvement Plan is prepared and sighted. Policy 2.8
Rating Levels are Displayed Regulation 57
Not Yet Assessed Under the National Quality Framework is displayed. Legislation 133 (2) Regulations 58
Law and Regulations to be available Regulations 185
Outdoor Space is available and there is adequate shade. Regulation 114
The premises are designed to facilitate supervision. Regulation 115
There is a roster in place indicating: Who the responsible person is and that they agree to be the responsible person and the hours they are responsible. Regulations: 120; 121; 125; 136; 145; 146;147;148;149;150;151
The Service has a roster in place with all educators and volunteers listed along with qualifications and start and finish times as well as (where applicable) Certified Supervisor details. Regulations: 120; 121; 125; 136; 145; 146;147;148;149;150;151
The Educational Leader is displayed Regulation 145; 146; 147; 148; 149; 150 and 151.
The Responsible person is displayed either through an indicator on their profile or on the roster Regulation 145; 146; 147; 148; 149; 150 and 151.
Educator attendance records are in place and utilised correctly. OH&S
Children attendance records are kept and reflect reported attendances. (Select a week from HubWorks and cross check this against Sign in and Out Sheets for children. Regulation 158; 161 & 162
There is a visitor register and it has been utilised. Regulation 165
The prescribed enrolment and other documentation has been kept Regulation 158; 160;161 & 162
The prescribed Information is visible at the entrance of the service. Regulation 173
Best Practice
Educator Profiles are displayed, current and reflect all educators employed within the Service.
Children are greeted and farewelled by Educators.
Head counts and roll calls are conducted.
There is evidence of staff meetings.
The atmosphere is relaxed and inviting.
The Service uses transition activities effectively.
There is an Open Door notice displayed.
The parent area is easily identified and is clean and tidy.
There are no sharps left in kitchen
There are no children left unsupervised in the kitchen
All the Educators are in full uniform including closed in shoes; name badge; PCYC Shirt and PCYC Hat

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Displays as per Policies and Procedures.
The rules of the room are displayed and these are done in conjunction with the children and reviewed regularly. Policy 2.6
There are display/posters representing a variety of social, cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Policy 2.8
Children's learning experiences documented and displayed. Policy 3.2
Health and Safety information and displays are adequate. Policy 4.1
There is contact information for the following available near the phone for e.g. Snake Handler; Australian Wildlife Rescue and Local Police Communications Room. Policy 7.4

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Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.