Holly Tree Children’s Nursery in Billinge, Wigan are proud to announce we have been awarded Millie’s Mark for paediatric first aid.
The award has been earned earned through the hard work of all of the staff and further reassures parents that that all childcare practitioners at Holly Tree are paediatric first aid trained and competent.
The process for Millie’s Mark is not only that all staff hold a paediatric first aid certificate, but also that venues have reflected on their practice to ensure that there are tight processes and documentation in place, and that staff are competent and confident to apply first aid in practice.
Staff, children and parents at the nursery celebrated their achievement by unveiling the official certificate at a celebration with representative from Wigan Early Years team.
Lorraine Conroy owner of Holly Tree said “We are absolutely thrilled to have been awarded Millie’s Mark. This is a special achievement and shows how serious we are about ensuring children are safe when they are in our care. I would like to thank everyone who has supported us during this process and we are all very much looking forward to celebrating our success.”
The award is bestowed by the National Day Nurseries Association, in collaboration with the Department for Education and Millie’s Trust.
Chief Executive of National Day Nurseries Association, Purnima Tanuku added: “Achieving Millie’s Mark is a great achievement for the nursery, it shows that all staff are fully trained in paediatric first aid and that they have reflected on their current practice to improve competence and confidence.”