Checklist - Parent Handbook

  • A change of clothes for indoors marked with your child’s name
  • An extra pair of mittens and winter hat marked with your child’s name
  • Remove drawstrings from clothing
  • If your hours of arrival and departure time change, confirm with your Children’s Services caseworker if you are receiving subsidy
  • Provide the name of an emergency back-up person
  • Have a back-up plan for care if your child is ill
  • Let us know if there are any routines or items that will help your child through transition times (ex. sleep, lunch)
  • If you are unable to pick up your child, make sure the provider is notified and that you document any special arrangements you have made for the release of your child to someone other than yourself
  • If your child is sick, call the provider and advise her of the nature of the illness and the expected return date
  • If you move, change jobs or change any of your contact information (address, phone numbers) please notify the provider, the home child care support worker and your Children’s Services caseworker
  • Make sure that you inform us of any food or other allergies that your child has
  • Please note that providers will only administer prescribed medication if provided in the original container labeled with your child’s name and physician’s name, and with completion of written authorization by a parent

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