Day Care Provider Forms

COVID-19 Day Care Centre Reopening Guidance

Day care providers can care for up to three children in their homes and must be registered with the Department of Health. They must comply with the Children Act 1998.

Below are some helpful resources and forms:

Legislation and Policy

Children Act 1998

Child Care Standards 2018

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

Training and Education

Child Care Training and Education Resources

Correspondence

Letter to Day Care Centres and Providers re: Children's Names - November 2019

Letter to Day Care Centres and Providers from Director of Department of Health - March 2019

Letter to Day Care Centres and Providers re: Approved Water Source Policy

Application and Closure Forms

Day Care Provider Registration Form

Day care provider closure form

Vetting Forms

Child abuse register clearance request form

Change of Information Form (Editable)

Medical Clearance Form

Child Abuse Referral Form

Day Care Provider Reference Questionnaire

Application for Magistrates Court Background Check

Templates

Transportation Policy (Sample)

Child Abuse Prevention Sample Code of Conduct

Scars Volunteer Code of Conduct

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

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

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

For more information on the Child Care Regulation Programme visit: Child Care Regulation Programme

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