What are the characteristics of a high-quality childcare centre? Many parents will prioritise safety and cleanliness when deciding which centre is the best for their child or children. But, in fact, one of the key things to be aware of is if the childcare centre has a scheduled maintenance program in place.
It is important to be aware of this as some managers may fail to identify hazards that are crucial to the facilities compliance. Putting the child at risk. This may occur when a manager is responsible for a number of centres and their attention is divided. It’s vital that the centres are in the best condition possible as the caregivers owe a duty of care to the children. To ensure the child or children are in a safe space, the manager can minimise risks by implementing a scheduled maintenance program. What is a scheduled maintenance program you may ask? Let’s break it down…
What is Schedule Maintenance?
Schedule maintenance involves a list of set maintenance tasks carried out at a regular time interval. Its aim is to prevent your facility from any failure before it occurs.
What are the Benefits of Schedule Maintenance?
Please view the infographic below for a summary of what a childcare centre should look for when maintaining their facility.
Why choose UMS Advantage over other commercial property providers?
At UMS Advantage, we understand that childcare centre needs regular maintenance due to the high traffic levels. Therefore, we offer a ‘one stop shop’ for all your (proactive and reactive) maintenance needs. The services we provide include plumbing, electrical, carpentry, handyman, painting, test and tag, graffiti removal, gutter cleaning, and landscaping.
We strive to ensure your childcare centre is in the safest hands. UMS Advantage requires workers delivering services to this sector must hold a valid Working with Children. Our certified sub-contractors must have police checks that meet the highest SEQ standards.