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Support Point Update 3 July 2018

July 3, 2018

Our Tusla Inspection series looks at first aid, we offer tips on safety and compliance during hot weather, and we have advice on how best to support staff members dealing with mental health issues.

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Support point update 26 June 2018

June 26, 2018

This week we our Tusla Inspection series looks at safe sleep, administration of medication and outings, and we ask if you should send home observations with children at the end of the year.

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Support Point Update 19th June 2018

June 19, 2018

This week we look at specific purpose and term time contracts, Regulation 23 in relation to general safety in your service, and we ask what the adult:child ratio for an outing is.

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Support Point Update 12th June 2018

June 12, 2018

This week we cover GDPR and consent for photographs, our Tusla Inspection series looks at infection control, and we ask "what are the requirement for cots in an early years service".

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Support Point Update 5th June 2018

June 5, 2018

This week we look at social media in relation to GDPR, our Tusla inspection compliance series covers facilities for rest and play, and we detail changes to the ECCE Scheme from September 2018.

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Support Point Update 29th May 2018

May 29, 2018

This week we have a Child Record, our Tusla Inspection series looks at Health, Welfare & Development of a child, and we ask "Can I get a breakdown of payments from Pobal"?

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Support Point update 8th May 2018

May 8, 2018

In this week's update, our Support Point team looks at GDPR and provides a sample letter that services can use to advise parents. The team also looks at ECCE closures due to the upcoming referendum.

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Support Point Update 1st May 2018

May 1, 2018

In this week's update, our Support Point team look at managing children’s data under GDPR, regulations on the health, welfare, and development of a child, and staff qualifications.

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Support Point Update 24th April 2018

April 25, 2018

Data breaches, the basic needs of children & infants in early years services in relation to food, and if an ECCE registration needs to be changed if a child regularly misses the same day each week.

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Support Point Update 10th April 2018

April 10, 2018

This week, our GDPR Series looks at communicating privacy information, our Topic of the Week focuses on the outings policy and we ask what the eligibility for INCO capitation is.

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