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Table of Contents Revised

Acknowledgements
Bibliography

GENERAL INFORMATION

Headings
How Changes are Made to This Manual 
Early Learning and Child Care Program 

Organizational Charts
      Early Years Branch 2014 Revised 
      Ministry of Education 2013 Revised

The Role of the Program Consultant 
Types of Licences 
What if you don't agree with a condition on your licence?
What if you want to place your facility on hold?
What if you want to relocate your facility?
What if you want to renovate your facility?
What if your licensed spaces need to change?
What if you want to close your facility?

THE CHILD CARE ACT

Preamble
Section 1 & 2 Title and Interpretation
Section 3        Application of the Act
Section 3.1    General Prohibition
Section 3.2    Whether Licence Required
Section 3.3    Restrictions on Numbers of Children
Section 6       Inspection by Parents
Section 7       Parental Involvement in Centres 
   (1)
Parent Advisory Committee     
   (2)
Board of Directors
   (3) & (4) Exemption
Section 14     Licence to be Displayed
Section 18     Inspections, Investigations
Section 18     Investigation of Complaints
Section 18     Investigation of Complaints in Unlicensed Child Care New
Section 20     Information Requested by the Minister
Section 23    
Review Respecting Decisions 

THE CHILD CARE REGULATIONS, 2001

Parts of the regulations applicable to each type of facility:

Type of Facility

 Part 
I

 Part 
II

 Part 
III

 Part 
IV

 Part 
V

 Part 
VI

 Part 
VII

 Part 
VIII

 Part
IX

 Full-time centre

X

X

X

X

 

 

X

X

X

 Extended hours centre

X

X

X

X

 

 

X

X

X

 Teen student support centre

X

X

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

 Family child care home

X

X

X

 

X

 

X

X

X

 Group family child care home

X

X

X

 

X

 

X

X

X

 Teen student support family child 
 care home

X

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

X


PART I
- Preliminary Matters

Section 1 & 2 Title and Interpretation 
Section 3       Certain Services Excluded 
Section 4       Categories of Facilities Established
Section 5       Application of Regulations
Section 6       Restrictions on #'s of Children-Licensed and Unlicensed Home
    (1) & (2) Family Child Care Homes 
    (1) & (3)
Teen Student Support Family Child Care Homes 
    (1) & (4) Group Family Child Care Homes


PART II - Licensing
Section 7       Duration of Licences
Section 8       Application for Licence, Renewal - Centre
Section 8.1    Application for Developmental Licence - Centre 
Section 9       Application for Licence, Renewal - Home 
Section 10     Child Care Spaces - Centres
Section 11     Age Groupings - Centres
Section 12     Child Care Spaces - Homes

PART III - Standards for Facilities

Section 13     Philosophy and Programming
      (a) Philosophy
      (b) Daily Program 


Section 14     Child Management
Section 15     Operational Policies, Procedures Revised
Section 16     Agreement for Services
Section 17     Fee Schedule
Section 18     Furnishings
Section 19     Equipment and Materials
Section 20     Hygiene
     (a) Equipment and Furnishings 
     (b) Hygienic Procedures
Section 21     Washroom Facilities
     (1) Adequate Facilities
     (2) Convenient Locations
Section 22     Maintenance
Section 23     Nutrition
Section 24     Food Services
     (a) Handling, Preparation, Serving and Storing
     (b) Cleansing Eating and Drinking Utensils
Section 25     Child with Communicable Disease
Section 26     Medications
     (1) Administering Medication 
     (2) Oral Authorization
Section 27     Hazardous Items
Section 28     Telephone, Emergency Numbers
Section 29     Emergency Evacuation
Section 30     First Aid Supplies
Section 31     Portable Emergency Information
Section 32     Taking Certain Supplies, Information on Excursions
Section 33     Injuries, Unusual Occurrences
Section 34     Volunteers
Section 35     Children's Records
Section 36     Attendance Records
Section 37     Insurance
Section 38     Materials to be Available
Section 39     Confidentiality 

PART IV - Standards for Centres

Section 40     Centre Director and Supervisor
Section 41     Child Care Workers
Section 42     Exemption Revised
Section 43     First Aid and CPR Training
Section 44     Criminal Record Searches
Section 45     Health of Employees Revised
Section 46     Employee Records
Section 47     Volunteers
Section 48     Duty to Supervise
Section 49     Groups
Section 50     Maximum Group Size
Section 51     Supervision at Centre
Section 52     Supervision on Neighbourhood Walks
Section 53     Supervision on Excursions
Section 54     Smoking Prohibited
Section 55     Usable Floor Area
Section 56     Natural Lighting 
Section 57     Kitchen and Dining Facilities
Section 58     Outdoor Play Area 

PART V - Standards for Homes

Section 59     Hours of Care
Section 60     Qualifications Licensees
     (1), (2) & (3) First Aid and CPR Training
     (4) & (5) Early Childhood Education
     (6) Continuing Education
Section 61     Alternates
Section 62     Assistants
(1) Criminal Record Search
     (2)(a) Orientation

     (2)(b)(c) & (3) First Aid and CPR Training
     (2)(d) Continuing Education
Section 63     Assistant Records
Section 64     Health of Licensee, Alternate, Assistant Revised
Section 65     Usable Floor Area
Section 66     Outdoor Play Area
Section 67     Supervision
Section 68     Conducting Other Business Prohibited 
Section 69     Social Environment

PART VI - Teen Student Support Facilities

Section 70     Governance of Teen Student Support Centres
Section 71     Parent Involvement - Teen Student Support Centres
Section 72     Support Services - Teen Student Support Facilities
Section 73     Networking Requirement - Teen Student Support Homes

PART VII - Grants

Section 74     Authority to Make Grants
Section 75     On-going Grants
Section 76     Start-up Grants - Centres  
Section 76.1  Space Development capital Grants - Centres          
Section 76.2  Enriched Learning Environment Grants 
Section 77     Start-up Grants- Homes  
Section 77.1  Fire-Health&Safety-Grant- Homes 
Section 77.2  Nutrition Grants- Homes
Section 78     Early Childhood Services Grants - Centres Revised   
Section 79     Support Services Grants - Teen Student Support Centres 
Section 80     Transitional Grants - Certain Teen Student Support Centres
Section 81     Support Services Grants - Teen Student Support Homes
Section 82     Northern Transportation Grants - Centres
Section 83     Northern Equipment Grants - Centres
Section 84     Northern Training Grants
Section 85     Equipment and Program Grants - Homes
Section 86     Employer-Sponsored Services Grants
Section 87     Tuition Reimbursement Grants
Section 88     Inclusion Grants
Section 89     Individual Inclusion Grants
     (1) & (2)(a) Supervision 
     (1) & (2)(b) Adapted Equipment 
     (1) & (2)(c) Training and Resources
Section 90     Enhanced Accessibility Grants  

PART VIII - Subsidies

Information Package Content
Assessor Information 
Submitting Attendance Reports
Kids First & Subsidy Attendance
Communicating with Assessor
Reading Payment Memorandum
Application Checklist
Collecting Forwarding Forms
Eligibility Requirements
Subsidy Time Frames
Centre Payment Schedule
Change of Director
About - Child Care Subsidies
Child Care Subsidy Application
CCS Income Declaration

PART IX - Repeal, Transitional and Coming into Force

Section 98     R.R.S.c.C-7.3 Reg 1 repealed
Section 99     Transitional
Section 100   Coming into Force
 

APPENDICES

1.  Child Day Care Board Information
         The Role of the Board of Directors
         Job Description of the Board of Directors
         Duties of Officers - Board of Directors
         Committees - Child Day Care Organizations

2.  Numbers and Ages Charts
         Family Child Care Homes
         Teen Student Support Family Child Care Homes
         Group Family Child Care Homes

3.  Police Record Screening
          Police Record Screening Information 
       
Police Record Screening Sample Letter


4.  Child Care Equipment and Materials List

5.  Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating 

6.  Nutrition
            Menu Planning Form 
            Menu Criteria Backgrounder 

7.  Category I and Category II Communicable Diseases 

8.  Poisonous Plants 

9.  Record of Emergency Evacuations

10. Oath of Confidentiality (English/French

11. ECE Certification and Exemption Information

12.  Applications for Certification, Exemption and Tuition Reimbursement 
            Child Care Application for Certification 
            Child Care Application for Exemption 
            Child Care Application for Tuition Reimbursement

13.  Centre Supervision Charts

14.  Northern Saskatchewan Administration District Boundaries

15.  Inclusion Program and Application Information

16.  Teen Student Support Centres                      

17. About Child Protection Services New

18. Grants to Assist with FCCH Licensing New



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