No parent would ever want their toddler to come out of your daycare center with a common cold, flu or sore throats. The truth is, if your daycare center isn’t clean and sanitized appropriately, the risk of children getting exposed to germs, bacterias and viruses runs pretty high. Here are 4 ways we, at day care centre melbourne, keep our daycare center clean.
Promptly clean out the spills
The longer you put out cleaning up any spilled food or drink, the more unsanitary and unsafe your daycare center gets to be for children. That’s the thing about bacterias and lingering viruses; you don’t always get to see them, however their spread is quick and often catches you off guard.
If you clean your facility on your own, make sure to have a good detergent and clean cloth accessible at all times to timely clean off the mess the kids might create.
Remember, it’s not only about the visual evidence left behind by the food spoils that is annoying. By postponing the cleanup you are in fact exposing the kids in the facility to a large variety of germs and disease causing viruses. And that is something you wouldn’t want to do!
Sanitize and clean the daily use items
The early aged kids that come to your facility generally have a habit of touching things quite a lot. And since most of the stuff that they use inside the daycare center is not personal and usually shared, the risk of passing on germs from one child to the next are especially high.
Things such as toys, which are used on an almost daily basis, bh every child in the facility needs to be cleaned and sanitized routinely. Plastic toys are easier to clean, whereas stuffed toys can be cleaned by stuffing them in a plastic bag and putting them up in a deep freezer to kill off the germs and mites.
The same goes for the facility’s door knobs, floor mats, playing gyms and so on. All of these items should be sanitized through a proper channel.
Hiring commercial grade cleaning services
With kids running about in all directions and the mentors having not even a second to spare, there is little you can do to keep your day care clean at all times.
In times like these, a commercial cleaning company, possessing the skills and knowledge to keep your facility clean can come handy. They clean your facility regularly and disinfect the toys as well as other items in the daycare center at their appropriate times.
Best of all, these commercial cleaning services tend to comply with the national health standards for cleaning and disinfecting and thus certifies a clean facility.
Use children-safe cleaning detergents
Last of all, using detergents that are marked to be safe for children are extremely important. Since the kids are going to be using the disinfected toys and items in various ways, you need to make sure that they will be safe. For example, some children have a habit of putting items in their mouth, and so an unsafe detergent can pose health concerns.