POLICY & PROCEDURES

The delivery of preschool programs is governed by the Victorian Preschool and Program Policy, Procedure and funding Criteria, Children’s Services Licensing Operational Guide and the contract between Yarra Ranges Kindergartens and DET known as the Children’s Services Funding and Services Agreement among many other requirements related to the delivery of quality early childhood services.

Quality AreaPolicyMandatory (M) or Best Practice (BP)Review frequencyDate last reviewedDate of next review
2Acceptance and Refusal of AuthorisationsM2 years August 2019August 2021
2Administration of First AidM2 years August 2019August 2021
2Administration of MedicationBP2 years August 2019August 2021
4Alcohol and substance abuse DRAFT/team members BP 2 yearsJanuary 2020
2AnaphylaxisM2 years August 2019August 2021
2AsthmaM2 years August 2019August 2021
2Child Safe Environment
NEEDS TO BE AMENDED
M1 yearAugust 2019
January 2020
August 2021
2Clothing - DRAFTBP 2 yearsJanuary 2020January 2022
4Code of conductM2 years January 2020January 2022
4Communication and respectful conduct – DRAFT/team member policyBP2 yearsJanuary 2020January 2022
7Complaint and Grievances - DOWNLOADM2 years August 2019August 2021
1Curriculum DevelopmentBP2 years August 2019August 2021
2, 6Custody, court and protection order - DRAFTBP2 yearsJanuary 2020January 2022
2Dealing with Infectious DiseasesM2 yearAugust 2019August 2021
2Dealing with Medical ConditionsM2 yearAugust 2019
January 2020
August 2021
2Delivery and Collection of Children
NEEDS TO BE AMENDED
M2 yearAugust 2019
January 2020
August 2021
2Determining Responsible Person M2 yearAugust 2019August 2021
2DiabetesM2 yearAugust 2019August 2021
4EAP – Employee Assistance Program – team members BP2 years August 2019August 2021
2Emergency and Evacuation
NEEDS TO BE AMENDED
M2 yearAugust 2019
January 2020
August 2021
6Enrolment and orientation M2 yearAugust 2019August 2021
3Environment sustainability BP2 yearAugust 2019August 2021
2EpilepsyBP2 yearAugust 2019August 2021
2Excursions and Service Events M2 yearAugust 2019August 2021
7Fee
NEEDS TO BE AMENDED
M2 yearAugust 2019
January 2020
August 2021
2Food Safety PolicyBP2 yearAugust 2019August 2021
7Governance and management of the service M2 yearsAugust 2019August 2021
4Grooming policy – DRAFT/team members BP2 yearsJanuary 2020January 2022
4, 7Harassment and bullying DRAFT/team membersBP2 years January 2020January 2022
2, 3Hot Weather DRAFTBP2 years January 2020January 2022
2HygieneBP2 yearAugust 2019August 2021
2Incident, Injury, Trauma and Illness
NEEDS TO BE AMENDED
M2 yearAugust 2019August 2021
1, 7Inclusion and EquityBP2 yearAugust 2019August 2021
7Information and Communication Technology – ICT BP2 yearAugust 2019
January 2020
August 2021
5Interactions with children
NEEDS TO BE AMENDED
M 2 yearAugust 2019
January 2020
August 2021
4, 7Media policy – DRAFT/team members BP 2 years January 2020January 2022
2Nappy change policy - DRAFTBP 2 years January 2020January 2022
2Nutrition and Active Play (including Food, Beverages and Dietary Requirements)M2 yearAugust 2019August 2021
3Occupation Health and Safety M2 yearAugust 2019August 2021
4Participation of Volunteers and Students M2 yearAugust 2019August 2021
7Privacy and Confidentiality - DOWNLOADM2 yearAugust 2019August 2021
2Relaxation and SleepM2 yearAugust 2019August 2021
2, 6Road Safety and Safe Road Transport Policy (Early Childhood Services)BP2 yearAugust 2019August 2021
4Staffing M2 yearAugust 2019August 2021
2Sun ProtectionM2 yearAugust 2019August 2021
2Supervision of ChildrenBP2 yearAugust 2019August 2021
2Water SafetyM2 yearAugust 2019August 2021
4, 7Whistleblower Policy BP2 yearsJanuary 2020January 2022

Yarra Ranges Kindergartens Inc. based on ELAA Model Policies Version 2 © 2014