Daily Written Record Requirements


April 21, 2016


Finance Manager sign

Senior Manager
Date: February 24, 2020

Program Manager

Programs Manager
Date: February 24, 2020

The following is a list of requirements for the Daily Written Record at all Muskoka Family Focus
and Children’s Place licensed programs:

Please note:

  • All entries in the Communication Log MUST be entered in ink (not pencil)
  • Employee making the entry, Initials the entry
  • Pages must be dated with day, month and year
  • No pages missing or torn out
  • No liquid paper can be used, if you need to make a correction draw a line through
    and initial
  • When one day ends on a page, the next starts, as opposed to a page per day
  • You must make an entry every day

The following must be recorded in the Communication Log “Daily Written Record”:

  • ABC/Incident Reports – indoor and outdoor for children and staff
  • Messages from parents
  • Number of children who are present
  • Names of children who are absent
  • Special guests ie: yoga instructor
  • Snack – if you have served something different, please write on the menu as well as
    in the communication log
  • Serious occurrences
  • Fire drills
  • Inspection by Ministry of Education, SMDHU, etc. along with any recommendations
  • Summary of the day
  • Make a note of whether or not you went outside each day
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