This document contains information on a variety of important aspects of running a childminding services including:
Policies & procedures for childminding
Each childminding service should have relevant policies, procedures to ensure the professional operation of a high-quality childcare service from their home. Policies, procedures and statements standardise the Childminder’s approach to implementing best practice, support communication with parents and ensure compliance with the regulations, if applicable. The Childminder develops their own policies and procedures which clearly sets out their work practices and assists them to run their childminding business. Policies and procedures should be signed and dated and can be shared with parents accessing their childminding service. Records should be stored safely. Assistance with sample polices & procedures is available by contacting us and we have a range of sample policies including policies on:
We also have sample record forms that can be adapted for use in your childminding service.