All information in my accident/incident and medication
books are CONFIDENTIAL and are kept in a safe place. All
details that are kept on record are saved for a minimum of
As soon as a childminding contract has been signed, the
accident record book must be filled in with the name of
the child, their date of birth and parent(s) permission
for the childminder to seek emergency medical
assistance/treatment if required. This section must be
If an accident or incident involving injury to a child in
my care (no matter how minor) the rest of the form will be
filled in as soon as possible by me.
With the date and exact time of the incident, a
description of what has happened and whom was involved,
details of any injury, how the injury was treated and by
whom, and the condition of the child following the
accident. The report will then be signed by me and the
parent to indicate that they have seen the report and the
parent keep a carbon copy for their records. A new form
will then be filled out for future use.
This section of the record book should be used to record
any injury, no matter how minor, sustained by a child that
I care for when they WERE NOT within my care.