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safe collection of children.

Postby KATRINA.CRAIG » Mon Nov 09, 2015 7:30 pm

Hi,
I'm a bit stuck and not to sure how to answer this question, would you be able to help please?

Q5 Safe collection of children.

b) how does your response reflect the education and care national regulations requirement for the collection of children?


Thank you :)


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Re: safe collection of children.

Postby wahibz24 » Thu Mar 02, 2017 1:15 pm

hi I'm currently up too this question and I have been stuck on it for a long time

please

would be able to help me out have if you have done it.



thank you sooo much!!

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Re: safe collection of children.

Postby Lorina » Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:10 pm

Division 6 Collection of children from premises and excursions

99 Children leaving the education and care service premises
(1) The approved provider of an education and care service must ensure that a child who is being educated and cared for by the education and care service does not leave the education and care service premises except in accordance with subregulation (4).
Penalty: $2000.
(2) The nominated supervisor of an education and care service must ensure that a child who is being educated and cared for by the education and care service does not leave the education and care service premises except in accordance with subregulation (4).
Penalty: $2000.
(3) A family day care educator must ensure that a child who is being educated and cared for by the educator as part of a family day care service does not leave the residence or approved family day care venue except in accordance with subregulation (4).
Penalty: $2000.
(4) The child may only leave the relevant premises if the child—
(a) is given into the care of—
(i) a parent of the child; or
(ii) an authorised nominee named in the child’s enrolment record; or
(iii) a person authorised by a parent or authorised nominee named in the child’s enrolment record to collect the child from the premises; or
(b) leaves the premises in accordance with the written authorisation of the child’s parent or authorised nominee named in the child’s enrolment record; or
(c) is taken on an excursion in accordance with this Division; or
(d) is given into the care of a person or taken outside the premises—
(i) because the child requires medical, hospital or ambulance care or treatment; or
(ii) because of another emergency.
(5) In this regulation parent does not include a parent who is prohibited by a court order from having contact with the child.
Note Regulation 99 does not apply in Western Australia. Western Australia has enacted an equivalent provision in section 165A of the Schedule to the Education and Care Services National Law (WA) Act 2012.
100 Risk assessment must be conducted before excursion
(1) The approved provider of an education and care service must ensure a risk assessment is carried out in accordance with regulation 101 before an authorisation is sought under regulation 102 for an excursion.
Penalty: $2000.
(2) The nominated supervisor of an education and care service must ensure a risk assessment is carried out in accordance with regulation 101 before an authorisation is sought under regulation 102 for an excursion.
Penalty: $2000.
(3) A family day care educator must carry out a risk assessment in accordance with regulation 101 before an authorisation is sought under regulation 102 for an excursion.
Penalty: $2000.
(4) A risk assessment is not required under this regulation for an excursion if—
(a) the excursion is a regular outing; and
(b) a risk assessment has been conducted for the excursion.
101 Conduct of risk assessment for excursion
(1) A risk assessment for an excursion must—
(a) identify and assess risks that the excursion may pose to the safety, health or wellbeing of any child being taken on the excursion; and
(b) specify how the identified risks will be managed and minimised.
(2) Without limiting subregulation (1), a risk assessment must consider—
(a) the proposed route and destination for the excursion; and
(b) any water hazards; and
(c) any risks associated with water-based activities; and
(d) the transport to and from the proposed destination for the excursion; and
(e) the number of adults and children involved in the excursion; and
(f) given the risks posed by the excursion, the number of educators or other responsible adults that is appropriate to provide supervision and whether any adults with specialised skills are required; and
Example. Specialised skills could include life-saving skills.
(g) the proposed activities; and
(h) the proposed duration of the excursion; and
(i) the items that should be taken on the excursion.
Example. A mobile phone and a list of emergency contact numbers for children on the excursion.
102 Authorisation for excursions
(1) The approved provider of an education and care service must ensure that a child being educated and cared for by the service is not taken outside the education and care service premises on an excursion unless written authorisation has been provided under subregulation (4).
Penalty: $1000.
(2) The nominated supervisor of an education and care service must ensure that a child being educated and cared for by the service is not taken outside the education and care service premises on an excursion unless written authorisation has been provided under subregulation (4).
Penalty: $1000.
(3) A family day care educator must ensure that a child who is being educated and cared for by the educator as part of a family day care service is not taken outside the residence or approved family day care venue on an excursion unless written authorisation has been provided under subregulation (4).
Penalty: $1000.
(4) The authorisation must be given by a parent or other person named in the child’s enrolment record as having authority to authorise the taking of the child outside the education and care sevice premises by an educator and must state—
(a) the child’s name; and
(b) the reason the child is to be taken outside the premises; and
(c) the date the child is to be taken on the excursion (unless the authorisation is for a regular outing); and
(d) a description of the proposed destination for the excursion; and
(e) the method of transport to be used for the excursion; and
(f) the proposed activities to be undertaken by the child during the excursion; and
(g) the period the child will be away from the premises; and
(h) the anticipated number of children likely to be attending the excursion; and
(i) the anticipated ratio of educators attending the excursion to the anticipated number of children attending the excursion; and
(j) the anticipated number of staff members and any other adults who will accompany and supervise the children on the excursion; and
(k) that a risk assessment has been prepared and is available at the service.
(5) If the excursion is a regular outing, the authorisation is only required to be obtained once in a 12 month period.

Ref: National Regulations

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Re: safe collection of children.

Postby wahibz24 » Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:28 pm

thank you soo much for the help and the quick reply

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Re: safe collection of children.

Postby Lorina » Sun Mar 19, 2017 5:20 pm

You're most welcome! :thumbup:

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