Dreamland Family Day Care Services

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Moral Standard

The families who use Dreamland Family Day Care Services are entitled to the highest standards of conduct, integrity and ethics from all members of the Dreamland Family Day Care Services. This code of conduct sets the standards of behavior to be maintained at all times while working for or on behalf of Dreamland Family Day Care Services. Each individual is expected to demonstrate such behavior towards:
  • Families (parents/guardians/children)
  • Associated agencies
  • All early childhood educators
  • Coordination unit staff

This code applies in a situation which could be identified with or reflect on Dreamland Family Day Care Services, anytime when wearing a Dreamland Family Day Care Services ID, attendance at conferences etc. The code is based on following Principles: 

FAIRNESS

Every person associated with the Dreamland Family Day Care Services (Families (parents/guardians/children), staff, educators and management) must be treated fairly, courteously, impartially and with respect at all times. There will be no discrimination against or vilification of any person or child.

INTEGRITY

All members of Dreamland Family Day Care Services must maintain the highest standards of integrity and honesty at all times when dealing with:

  • Families(parents/guardians/children)
  • Associated agencies
  • Coordination unit staff
  • Educator

CONFIDENTIALITY

All information obtained by any member of the service as a part of his/her role in the scheme must be treated as confidential, unless it is required by law or it has been approved for public release. This includes information Obtained from other agencies, About Families (parents/guardians/children) or About other members of the service

Information should only be shared with other members of the service on a ‘need to know’ basis and with the use of discretion to protect the identity of individuals and/or their family. 

                        CHILD SAFETY

Every child has the right to a childhood free of neglect, exploitation and abuse. To this end Dreamland endeavors’ to protect, to the best of its abilities, all of the children in its care.

Our Commitment to Child Safety: 

Our organisation is committed to child safety. 
We want children to be safe, happy and empowered. 
We support and respect all children, as well as our staff and volunteers. 
We are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children.
We have zero tolerance of child abuse, and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated very seriously and consistently with our robust policies and procedures.
We have legal and moral obligations to contact authorities when we are worried about a child’s safety, which we follow rigorously. 
Our organisation is committed to preventing child abuse and identifying risks early, and removing and reducing these risks. 
Our organisation is committed to regularly training and educating our staff and educators on child abuse risks. 
We are committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal children, the cultural safety of children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and to providing a safe environment for children with a disability.
We have specific policies, procedures and training in place that support our leadership team, staff and Educators to achieve these commitments.