At Pugwash Bay we pride ourselves with our unique policies and procedures, we have everything fully documented and available in the reception area of each crèche. Our range of policies have been designed in line with preschool regulation’s to ensure the health, safety and welfare of the children we care for care for are of upmost importance. We aim to provide a safe stimulating environment where children and parents feel safe and secure knowing we have a full range of policies and procedures in place. They include the following,

Childcare Policies

  • Admissions
  • Inclusion Policy
  • Adult Child Interaction
  • Key Carer Policy
  • Children’s Information and Collection Policy
  • Parental Relationships
  • Items from Home
  • Biting Policy
  • Outdoor Play
  • Settling in Policy
  • Absenteeism
  • Bullying Between Children
  • Nappy Changing Procedure
  • Toileting and Potty Policy
  • Healthy Eating Policy
  • Safety in the Sun

Health & Safety Policies

  • Health & Safety  Policy
  • Welcome, Philosophy & Ethos
  • Safety Management Structure
  • Emergency Numbers
  • Roles & Responsibilities, Safety Co-ordinator
  • Duties of Employees
  • Sub Contractors
  • Identification of Hazards
  • Manual Handling
  • Falling Objects, Spillages
  • Creation of Safe & Practical Working System
  • Consultation, Smoking
  • Security, Pets, Maintenance
  • Stairs, Fire and Evacuation
  • Critical Incident Plan
  • Sleep Safe Policy
  • Reheating Food
  • Infant Formula
  • Risk Assessment

Hygiene, Cleanliness, First Aid & Medicine

  • Hygiene
  • Housekeeping
  • Safe Storage of Chemicals
  • Chemical Chart
  • Cloths & Waste Disposal Policy
  • Pest Control Policy
  • Spread of Contagious Disease
  • Hand Wash Procedure
  • Notifiable Diseases
  • Swine Flu
  • Immunisation Policy
  • Sickness Policy
  • First Aid and Medical Treatment
  • Staff Injuries or Accidents
  • Administration of Medications
  • Emergency Medical Treatment
  • Managing an Allergic Reaction

We have an extensive range of staff policies and producers available to all staff during training in the form of our

  • Staff Hand Book
  • Staff Induction Book

On enrolment each parent receives a Parent Pack and Fees Policy.


View our Annagassan HSE Report HERE

View our Bay Estate HSE Report HERE

View our Knockbridge HSE Report HERE

View our Lis Na Dara HSE Report HERE

View our Mornington HSE Report HERE