Alerts

  • The Ministry of Public Works is advising that effective August 6, 2018, Blackwatch Pass will be closed to traffic so that construction works can be conducted. The closure will be for an extended period of time. While Blackwatch Pass is closed the public is encouraged to seek alternative routes to avoid delays.

Alerts

  • The Ministry of Transport and Regulatory Affairs is advising that beginning Friday, August 10 the Central Bus Terminal ticket kiosk in Hamilton will operate on an amended schedule. Read more

Child care information for providers

As a day care provider, camp operator or health professional, the safety of Bermuda’s children is your responsibility.

Below are some resources to help.

Day care providers:

Day care providers can care for up to three children in their homes and must be registered with Environmental Health. They must comply with the Children Act 1998 and here are some additional helpful resources:

Children Act 1998

Child Care Standards 2018

Child Care Training and Education Resources

Day care providers’ guidelines

Day care provider application (editable)

Day care provider checklist

Medical clearance request form (editable)

Mandatory child abuse reporting notice

Child Abuse Referral Form

Sick child policy (template) PDF or Sick child policy (template) WORD

Discipline guidance policy (template) PDF or Discipline guidance policy (template) WORD

Guidance on infection control, exclusion and reporting of health events in schools and other child care settings

For parent’s information, including a list of licensed providers, visit the parent’s page.

Day Care Centres

Day care centres provide care for more than three children outside of the home and must follow the Day Care Centre Regulations 1999. Below are additional resources. Here are some helpful resources:

Children Act 1998

Child Care Standards 2018

Child Care Training and Education Resources

Day Care Centre Regulations 1999

Day care centre registration application form

Day care centre staff application form (editable)

Fire Safety Check List.docx

Sick child policy (template) PDF or Sick child policy (template) WORD

Discipline guidance policy (template) PDF or Discipline guidance policy (template) WORD

Guidance on infection control, exclusion and reporting of health events in schools and other child care settings

Medical clearance request form

Mandatory child abuse reporting notice

For parent’s information, including a list of licensed centres, visit the parent’s page.

Camp Operators:

Camps provide care for children during summer holidays and breaks throughout the year. Operators should register their camp with Environmental Health. Here are some helpful resources:

Safe Camps Guide

Top 10 things to ask about a camp

Camp operating guidelines issue brief

Summer camp application form

Guidance on infection control, exclusion and reporting of health events in schools and other child care settings

For parent’s information, including a list of licensed providers, visit the parents page.

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