Our website address is: http://www.two-giraffes.com
Please take a moment and read through this policy and procedure manual as we find it very beneficial to parents.
Children: Are entitled to a safe and nurturing environment with a schedule of routines that best meet the individual needs of each child in our care. Each child is treated with respect as a valuable individual.
Parents: Are entitled to individual respect, support and quality care for their children.
Staff: Are entitled to work in an environment which recognises and respects their training, skills and commitment to child care.
The Daycare: Enhances the lives of the children and their parents by providing a caring and supportive service.
Two Giraffes Bilingual Crèche has been carefully designed to ensure it is a safe, comfortable environment that will accommodate the abilities and needs of all children. Our goal is to promote good health, safety and nutrition. Eating nutritious food is an important part of each child’s day. The daycare provides lunch, morning and afternoon snacks for the children. Snack is set out on a special snack table and the children are free to serve themselves. Milk and water are always available to drink. We aim to have a healthy homemade range of snacks. During special occasions health fun snacks with coloured theme is provided.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
A wait list will be formed when full enrolment has been reached in the daycare.
Children will be removed from the waiting list upon the following reasons:
We value our clients’ health as well as the health of the staff, without healthy staff we are unable to provide effective care.
You will need to keep your child at home, or make alternate arrangements for the following conditions:
Parents/guardians need to inform the daycare staff in writing if their child has any allergies.
The Daycare will keep an up-to-date copy of each child’s immunisation record in case an outbreak should occur.
For children who require immediate medical attention, staff will call emergency services to respond.
Infants and toddler all come with their individual sleeping patterns. The Daycare will try to meet the patterns while getting them into the routine of the daycare.
As the diapering of infants and the toilet training of toddlers involves close adult-child contact, the care providers will (whenever possible) be responsible for changing diapers and assisting with toilet training. As this is an opportunity for one-to-one time with the child, the care providers will involve the child by explaining what is being done and encouraging the child to interact/help as much as possible.
As the children participate in a variety of indoor and outdoor play activities each day, it is helpful if your child wears washable, comfortable clothing that is appropriate for the weather.
All employees of Two Giraffes Bilingual Crèche are required to carry an oath of confidentiality towards all children and families enrolled. They will not discuss any issue regarding your child with anyone other than you and fellow employees of the daycare.
Pictures taken in the daycare will be for the enjoyment of the program participants, and for program promotion as needed. A consent form must be signed by the parent prior to the child being photographed.