As the Coronavirus causes uncertainty for everyone in the UK and the rest of the world, here at AJF Childcare we are taking measures to protect our clients & families and our staff members.
Our staff are limited to working with a maximum 2 of our families at one time during this period of self isolating, although we are strongly recommending that families offer staff the hours to allow them to only work with one family per time to help limit the spread.
As long as it is safe to do so, we will carry on offering our services, ensuring we constantly wash our hands, take other precautionary measures as instructed and keep up to date with the government advice.
Anyone with a new continuous cough or high temperature (37.8 degrees or above), however mild, is advised to self-isolate for 7 days. If you live with other people, they should stay at home for 14 days from the day the first person got symptoms. This also means that if anyone in your household is showing symptoms, you should also stay at home for 14 days. If you live with someone who is 70 or over, has a long-term condition, is pregnant or has a weakened immune system, try to find somewhere else for them to stay for 14 days. If you have to stay at home together, try to keep away from each other as much as possible. Read the NHS stay at home advice here.
Any staff who experience symptoms stated above should self isolate and follow NHS advice. Our staff must let families know instantly if they have symptoms and CANNOT work.
Staff are only permitted to work if they cannot work from home, which is the case for nannies. Nannies can be essential to families who are at the front line working unsociable hours.
We recommend that while the UK is at risk of Coronavirus that nannies and other staff either temporarily move in with the family or the parents pick them up i their own vehicles. Nannies and staff are urged to walk or cycle to work if possible and not use public transport.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support.