Write an Explanation of How You Will Create and Ensure a Healthy and Safe Home Based Environment That You Can Show to Parents and as Evidence for Cssiw

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Write an explanation of how you will create and ensure a Healthy and Safe Home based environment that you can show to parents and as evidence for CSSIW. Take into consideration: • What steps you take to make your setting healthy and safe • The three levels of supervision and how you might supervise children in different environments. • The checks you can do to ensure equipment is suitable and safe. • Where you can access up to date guidance on risk assessment and health and safety and what might this include. Dear parents Here at First Steps I take the care and safety of your child as paramount. I would like to assure that I do everything in my power to make sure your child has a safe as possible time whislt staying with…show more content…
My cooker, fridge and freezer have all got locks. The house is alarmed for when we go out. It also has a motion alarm in the Kitchen which gives a loud audible beep so I am made aware of anyone being in the kitchen when they are not supposed to be (ie when I am not with them). This alarm will also send me a message to my mobile phone if we are out so I am able to respond quickly to any break in. First Aid training and kits I have done a first aid course and have an up to date certificate, I do a refresh course yearly, I have a clearly labeled First Aid Kit, which has all parents details inside incase of emergency. This I keep in a high cupboard along with another clearly labeled box where I keep all medicines I may be given for individual children. I also have a dedicated area in the fridge for any medicines that need to be kept cool. Food prep areas All food preparation is done in the kitchen only; I have a strict cleaning regime, which means sides are kept clean and all waste is bagged and disposed of, as per my waste disposal policy. I also have clear delineation of areas, which are used for either raw food preparation or cooked foods. I keep meat goods and vegetables separate. I have also done a food hygiene course and I have downloaded safe food in you home packs, which I use with the children to promote good food hygiene with them. Part of the legal obligations I have is

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