Washing their Hands of Responsibility—Keeping Daycare Centres Clean: The Impossible Dream?

Can mere mortals maintain even the draconian hand-washing regime required of daycare staff (and babies and children) to prevent spread of disease WHILE ALSO providing sensitive responsive care to a group of up to 25+ children?

Try this at Home Daycare Lobbyists

Check out the rules of when and how to wash hands on page 7 and 8 of the Newfoundland and Labrador Health and Safety Manual “Standards and Guidelines for Health in Child Care Settings(2005)” (broken link) taken directly from “Well Beings: A Guide to Promote the Physical Health, Safety and Emotional Well-Being of Children in Child Care Centres and Family Child Care Homes” by the Canadian Pediatric Society.

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