The following guidelines will be followed:
· Tamariki Under 24 months of age: each tamaiti face to be checked visually to ensure they are breathing comfortably.
· Tamariki Over 24 months of age: each tamaiti will be settled so they are resting comfortably and not disturbing others.
· During the time they are sleeping, tamariki will be checked for warmth, breathing and general wellbeing no less than every 5 minutes. Also to ensure they are still in their bed, resting comfortably and not disturbing others
This procedure is to be reviewed annually.
Reference: Education (Early Childhood Centres) Regulations 2008 (2020) Regulation 46 Health and Safety practices standard (HS9)