Nursery becomes the 1000th location to acquire Millie’s Mark accreditation


Elm Cottage Nursery in Cheadle is the 1000th early several years setting throughout England and Scotland to obtain the award, thought of the ‘gold standard’ in paediatric initial assist.

The MP for Cheadle, Mary Robinson, alongside with the founder of Millie’s Mark Dan Thompson, and Gail Murphy from National Working day Nurseries Affiliation (NDNA), visited the nursery to mark the event.

Millie’s Mark is named just after Millie Thompson who died right after choking on food at nursery in 2012 when she was just 9 months previous.

The accreditation is awarded to early yrs configurations that teach 100 for each cent of their staff in paediatric initial aid. Settings ought to also satisfy other conditions.

Dan and Joanne Thompson who set-up Millie’s Believe in explained, ‘We are so extremely proud that Millie’s Mark is celebrating its 1000th award.

It’s been an honour to see so several childcare configurations earning the application in our daughter’s memory and looking at how childcare configurations value how vital having 100 for every cent workers trained in Paediatric Initial Help is.

‘Knowing that dad and mom/carers have that piece of intellect in these configurations is very worthwhile. We seem forward to observing far more and much more purposes for Millie’s Mark in the upcoming and in a lot more places of the British isles.’

‘We really feel privileged to go on to be section of the accomplishment of Millie’s Mark’.

Manager of Elm Cottage Nursery Brookfield, Stephanie Beschizza, commented, ‘We are unbelievably very pleased to acquire the Millie’s Mark accreditation once again. Having taken element in the pilot in 2016 and currently being a person of the very first 10 options in the country to achieve this award, we really feel privileged to keep on to be a aspect of the results of Millie’s Mark. 

‘We proudly tell family members of this accreditation when they visit the setting and it really is gratifying to listen to how this provides them additional reassurance with regards to the treatment and basic safety of their youngsters here at Elm Cottage.



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