COVID Health Management Policy

COVID-19 Guideline for Parents and Carers

 

Prevention

  • Please do not attend class if you have COVID-19 symptoms, or you have someone in your household who has symptoms or have been advised by NHS Test and Trace to self-isolate.

  • Please allow your temperature to be taken upon arrival to class (carer and child).

  • Please clean your hands and your little one’s hands by using the alcohol hand gel supplied (or you can use your own) and making sure that all parts of the hands have been covered.

  • Please ensure good respiratory hygiene by using the ‘Catch it, bin it, kill it’ approach.

  • After going to the restrooms, please wash hands thoroughly for 20 seconds with running water and soap and dry them thoroughly.

  • Classes will be arranged slightly differently to maintain social distancing, so please be respectful and do not move any of the circles. Please follow instructions about social distancing during the class time.

  • For now, please can carers wear a face covering during the class (this will be reviewed).

 

Response to any infection

  • I will be following government guidelines for the NHS Test and Trace process.

 

Singing

  • In line with recent government guidelines and current research, it is ok (and beneficial!) to sing in class. As adults will be using face-coverings, this will mitigate any spread of infection through singing.

 

Use of shared resources

  • I have changed some of the ways in which the class has been run in the past. Now each carer will be given a music bag each week with the items that we will be using during the class. I will be cleaning these before and after each class.

  • During the class, please keep all the items in your assigned music bag until it is time for each of them to be taken out. Please do not share these items with other members of the class.

 

Face Coverings

  • Would adults please use a face covering during class as this will mitigate transmission. Face covering policy for classes will continually be reviewed to ensure that there is still good communication between carers, teacher and children as well as keeping transmission risk low.

Risk Assessment

My utmost concern is for the safety and well-being of the children and carers that are coming to my classes, and I will do everything possible to make the environment as safe as I can.

  • I will wash my hands when I arrive in the building and wash hands/use hand sanitiser before the class begins and during class if necessary.

  • Children and their carers will be asked to use hand sanitiser as they enter the building.

  • I will open doors, move items in the room etc to minimise others touching surfaces.

  • Before class we will use hand sanitiser.

  • Carers will be handed a bag with the day’s props which will be cleaned and sanitised before each class.

  • No items will be shared during the class.

  • The room will be ventilated with an open window and/or door.

  • I will use a mask (or a visor depending on how comfortable the children will feel) for the class.

  • I will observe social distancing during class.

  • As an added safety precaution, and for everyone’s peace of mind, I will check my temperature before the class and of the children and carers when they arrive.

Please click below to access the full risk assessment

Terms and Conditions

  • Adults are to wear a face covering during the class (this will be under review).

  • Please do not bring any food into the hall.

  • If you are taking photographs, please make sure that you are only taking pictures of your own child.

  • All payments are final. No refunds will be made.

  • If classes need to be cancelled due to government regulations, then classes will either go online or you will be able to use any remaining credits towards future classes once they are able to run again.

  • By signing up to the classes, you agree to the COVID-19 Waiver below



 

 

Assumption of the Risk and Waiver of Liability Relating to Coronavirus/COVID-19 
 

The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organisation. COVID-19 is contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. As a result, local governments and government health agencies recommend social distancing. Christina’s Fun With Music / Christina Northcott has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; Christina’s Fun With Music / Christina Northcott cannot guarantee that you or your child(ren) will not become infected with COVID-19. 
 

By signing up for these classes, you acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that you may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by attending Christina’s Fun With Music classes and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death. You understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at Christina’s Fun With Music may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of yourself and others, including, but not limited to, Christina Northcott, class participants and their families. You voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury to yourself (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that you may experience or incur in connection with your attendance at Christina’s Fun With Music. On your behalf, and on behalf of your children, you hereby release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless Christina Northcott and Christina’s Fun With Music of and from the claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating thereto. You understand and agree that by signing up for the classes any claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of Christina’s Fun With Music / Christina Northcott, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in any Christina’s Fun With Music class, by completing the joining process, you / your child / children are registering to participate in activities held by Christina’s Fun With Music / Christina Northcott and you are accepting this waiver and all the terms and conditions (insofar as they are applicable). You should only join if you have read them and voluntary accept them.

COVID-19 Waiver

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