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Exclusion Periods

Kids Academy Childcare Exclusion Periods

This page lists the minimum exclusion periods.

  • If antibiotics prescribed: First two days at home
  • Vomiting: If sent home ill child must be off for 48hrs
  • Conjunctivitis: 24 hrs at home with prescribed medication
  • Diarrhoea: 48 hrs
  • Chickenpox: 7 days from appearance of the rash
  • Gastroenteritis: Until authorised by District Community Physician
  • Infective hepatitis: 7 days from onset of Jaundice
  • Measles: 7 days from appearance of rash
  • Meningococcal: Until recovered from illness
  • Mumps: Unless the swelling has subsided and in no case less than 7 days from the start of treatment
  • Whooping Cough: 21 days from the onset of paroxysmal cough
  • Poliomyelitis: Until authorised by District Community Physician
  • Rubella: 4 days from the appearance of the rash
  • Scarlet fever: No less than 3 days from the start of treatment
  • Tuberculosis: Until authorised by District Community Physician
  • Typhoid fever: Until authorised by District Community Physician
  • Impetigo: Until the skin is healed
  • Lice: Until appropriate treatment has been given
  • Plantar warts: No exclusion should be treated and covered
  • Ringworm of Scalp: Until cured
  • Ringworm of Body: Seldom necessary to exclude provided treatment is being given
  • Scabies: Need not be excluded once appropriate treatment is given