Requirements

All providers are required to follow the Alberta Family Dayhome Standards Manual www.child.alberta.ca

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  1. Caregiver screening:
    • emergency procedures
    • current first aid in infant child first aid and CPR
    • a completed criminal record check, including a vulnerable sector search on all residents 18 years and older
  2. 3 satisfactory references from non family members
  3. a physicians note stating the provider is emotionally and physicaly able to care for children
  4. A written statement posted that clearly reflects hours of operation
  5. have liability insurance of no less than $2,000,000 per occurence.It is recommended to obtain a comprehensive all-risks basic homeowner's insurance policy.Expensive and fragile items should be inaccessible or obtain a personal property floater.
  6. If transporting children must have $1,000,000 per occurence automobile liability insurance coverage
  7. Must maintain a complete portable record for each child to be taken on any outings outside of the home.

Provider Survey

Calgary & Region Family Day Home Agency strives to meet the needs of all of providers in the agency. To assist us in maintaining this goal we welcome your feedback. Please take a few minutes to complete our survey.

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Advantages

As an Approved Family Dayhome Provider with our accredited agency you will benefit from the following advantages:

  • Orientation meeting
  • Business Binder (with forms and reference materials)
  • Referral of children
  • Fee Collection
  • Backup care for your families when you are unavailable (depending on availability)
  • 24 hour emergency agency contact
  • Monthly newsletter
  • Formalized Child Guidance Policy
  • Mediation and Conflict Resolution Services
  • Liability Insurance exceeding Government Standards: $5 million liability and extending to all field trips and dayhome outing (and a discount offered by Southside Insurance)
  • Monthly support and mentoring from a qualified Consultant
  • Monthly Inservices / training
  • Level 1 – at home training
  • Childcare conferences and workshops

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