|Illness||Symptoms||Am I well enough to attend nursery?|
||You will need to stay home until the spots have crusted over. This usually last for five days although it can be longer as each case is individual. Chicken pox needs to be confirmed by a GP or doctor.|
|Hand, Foot and mouth||
||This needs to be confirmed by a doctor/GP. Once it has been confirmed then they can return to nursery as long as they are well enough to be here.
If they have a fever they will need to stay home for 48 hours after the fever has gone.
|Diarrhoea and sickness||This is the same if you have them together or separately||Please stay away from nursery 48 hours after your last bout of sickness and/or diarrhoea.|
|Temperature: Normal temperature in babies and children is about 36.4-36.9, although this is different in each child. A high temperature is considered 38c or above.||
||Please do not bring your child into nursery if they have a fever. They can return once their temperature has been normal for 48 hours.
If your child is at nursery when a temperature arises we will monitor the temperature for an hour. If it remains the same or increases then we will ask you to collect your child.
||The child should start to feel better within 2-3 weeks. They can return to nursery once their temperature is normal and they feel better.|
||They can come in to nursery with a common cold, as long as you, the parent, feel that they can cope with day to day nursery life and they are fever free.|
|Ear infection: symptoms can start quickly||
||If antibiotics are prescribed then they must stay away from nursery for 48 hours. If no antibiotics then they can return once you feel they are well enough and can cope at nursery for the day.|
||To remain at home until they feel better and they are able to cope with the day.
Their fever needs to be normal for 48 hours and if they received antibiotics then they need to be off for 48 hours after the onset of antibiotics.
||There is no reason to stay off nursery once treated. It is recommended that the whole family is treated.|
||To refrain from coming into nursery until the sores have stopped weeping. If they are prescribed antibiotics then please keep them at home for 48 hours after antibiotics were administered.|
|Conjunctivitis - also known as red or pink eye||
||Please seek treatment for eyes, normally eye drops which can be bought at a chemist (if they are over two). They can come back to nursery once the first dose has been administered.|
|Covid 19 (coronavirus)||
||Nursery will request collection of child.|
|Slap cheek syndrome||
||They can come to nursery with Slap cheek as long as they are well enough and do not have a fever.|
This is in accordance with www.nhs.uk