Little Feet Childcare Centre’s OSCAR staff/volunteers are expected to be supportive, non-abusive and present themselves as positive role models

In making physical contact with children, adults should be guided by the principle that they will do so solely in order to meet the child’s physical or emotional needs. Physical contact should not be initiated to gratify adult needs.

If a child initiates physical contact in seeking affection, reassurance or comfort it is appropriate to respond only in a manner suitable for that child’s developmental stage and needs.

Reviewed: 22nd September 2015