I-13.3, r. 11 - Regulation respecting childcare services provided at school

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chapter I-13.3, r. 11
Regulation respecting childcare services provided at school
EDUCATION — CHILDCARE SERVICES — SCHOOL
Education Act
(chapter I-13.3, s. 454.1).
I-13.3
September 1 2012
CHAPTER I
NATURE AND OBJECTIVES OF CHILDCARE SERVICES
1. Childcare services provided at school shall ensure care to children at the preschool and elementary level of a school board, outside the periods where educational services are provided to them.
O.C. 1316-98, s. 1.
2. The following are the objectives pursued by childcare services provided at school:
(1)  looking after the children’s well-being and pursuing, within the scope of the school’s educational project, the global development of children through activities taking into account their interests and needs, complementing the school’s educational services;
(2)  providing support to children’s families, particularly by offering to those who wish, an adequate place and, where possible, the necessary support to allow them to do their homework after class;
(3)  providing health and safety to children in keeping with the rules of conduct and safety measures approved by the governing board of the school, in accordance with section 76 of the Education Act (chapter I-13.3).
O.C. 1316-98, s. 2.
CHAPTER II
GENERAL ORGANIZATIONAL FRAMEWORK
DIVISION I
ACCESS
3. Childcare services shall be offered every day of the school year devoted to educational services, but outside the periods devoted to those services, in the manner, such as the schedule, agreed with the school board and the governing board in accordance with section 256 of the Education Act (chapter I-13.3).
That school board and the governing board may also agree to offer services outside the days of the school year devoted to educational services, particularly during pedagogical days and school break week.
O.C. 1316-98, s. 3.
4. During registration of a child in the childcare service of a school, the principal shall ensure that the child’s parent receives a document in which the rules of operation of the service are clearly established, particularly those related to the days and hours the service is open and to the costs and terms of payment.
O.C. 1316-98, s. 4.
DIVISION II
STAFF
5. Childcare staff members must hold a document, dating back not more than 3 years, attesting that the person has successfully completed:
(1)  a general first aid course lasting at least 8 hours; or
(2)  a refresher course lasting at least 6 hours intended to update the knowledge acquired in the course mentioned in paragraph 1.
O.C. 1316-98, s. 5.
DIVISION III
HYGIENE, SALUBRITY AND SAFETY
6. The number of children per childcare staff member in a childcare service provided at school shall not exceed 20 children present.
O.C. 1316-98, s. 6.
7. Where only one childcare staff member is present in a childcare service, the principal shall ensure that someone is available to replace that member if he is obliged to leave due to an emergency.
O.C. 1316-98, s. 7.
8. If an illness or a serious accident occurs, a childcare staff member shall immediately call for medical assistance, in particular, by contacting a physician or by going to the nearest medical emergency service.
As soon as possible, the person shall notify the parent of the child or any other person the parent has designated in the registration card.
O.C. 1316-98, s. 8.
9. The childcare provider shall lock medication, toxic and household cleaning products in a storage area intended specifically for that purpose, out of reach of children and away from food.
O.C. 1316-98, s. 9.
10. The childcare provider shall post near the telephone a list of the following telephone numbers:
(1)  a physician;
(2)  the nearest hospital;
(3)  the local community service centre (CLSC) in the territory of which the centre is located;
(4)  the Centre anti-poison du Québec;
(5)  the ambulance service; and
(6)  the Info-Santé service.
He must also keep close to the telephone
(1)  a list of the telephone numbers of the regular staff members and their replacements, if any; and
(2)  a list of the telephone numbers of the parent of each child and those, according to registration cards, of other persons to contact in case of emergency.
O.C. 1316-98, s. 10.
11. During outings outside the premises of the childcare service, the principal shall take particular measures to ensure the safety of children, in compliance with the rules of conduct and safety measures approved by the governing board, in accordance with section 76 of the Education Act (chapter I-13.3).
O.C. 1316-98, s. 11.
12. The principal shall ensure that the premises, equipment, furnishings and playthings used by the childcare service are in good condition.
O.C. 1316-98, s. 12.
13. The principal shall ensure that childcare staff members have a first-aid kit that is kept out of reach of children.
O.C. 1316-98, s. 13.
14. Childcare staff members shall ensure that each child leaves the centre with his parent or any other person authorized to pick up the child, unless the parent has agreed, in writing, to allow the child to return home by himself.
O.C. 1316-98, s. 14.
DIVISION IV
REGISTRATION AND ATTENDANCE CARDS
15. The principal shall ensure that a registration card of each child attending childcare services is kept and put at the disposal of childcare staff members at all times.
A childcare provider shall keep and update daily an attendance card for each child he receives.
A childcare provider shall give written or verbal communication of those cards, or facilitate the access thereof, to a parent who requests it.
O.C. 1316-98, s. 15.
16. The registration card shall contain the following information:
(1)  the name, address and telephone number of the child;
(2)  the name, address and telephone number of the parent, and that of a person authorized to pick up the child and those of another person to contact in case of emergency;
(3)  the name of the child’s teacher and his grade;
(4)  the date of admission of the child and the periods of attendance planned per week; and
(5)  data respecting the health and feeding of the child that may require special care and, where applicable, the name, address and telephone number of the physician and of the establishment where the child generally receives care.
O.C. 1316-98, s. 16.
17. The attendance card of each child shall contain the following information:
(1)  the name of each child;
(2)  his periods of attendance planned per week; and
(3)  his dates and hours of attendance.
O.C. 1316-98, s. 17.
DIVISION V
CHILDCARE PARENTS’ COMMITTEE
18. The governing board may form a childcare parents’ committee made up of the childcare provider and of 3 to 5 parents elected by and among the parents of children attending childcare.
The committee may make any representation or recommendation to the principal, governing board or school board on all aspects of the life of children in childcare, in particular the governing board’s obligation to inform the community served by the school of the services it offers and to give an account of their quality.
O.C. 1316-98, s. 18.
DIVISION VI
TRANSITIONAL AND FINAL
19. (Obsolete).
O.C. 1316-98, s. 19.
20. (Omitted).
O.C. 1316-98, s. 20.
REFERENCES
O.C. 1316-98, 1998 G.O. 2, 4288