The Scottish Government’s expansion plans for Early Learning & Childcare are well underway.
If YOU are interested in becoming an Approved ELC Funded Provider then you will be pleased to learn that MindingKids has put together a FREE Checklist to help you prepare and gather all the evidence you require to support your application.
Our Approved ELC Provider – Childminder Checklist will help you to:
- Work through each of the National Standard criteria to better understand the requirements for childminders
- Thoroughly check that you have everything in place to meet the criteria.
- Evaluate every aspect of your service and plan improvements to ensure high quality care.
INCLUDES links to relevant legislation, guidance documents and further resources to assist in meeting the criteria!
Use also as an excellent Self-Evaluation tool when preparing for your next Care Inspectorate Inspection!
CLICK HERE for further details and to DOWNLOAD the Approved ELC Provider – Childminder Checklist for FREE!
As part of our work to assist childminders meet the National Standard criteria, we have also added a NEW Funded Hours Policy for ELC providers to the Policy & Procedures Pack and are also working on updates and improvements to the Risk Assessments Pack – developing the outings and activities examples into Risk / Benefit Assessments
PLUS…making further improvements to our Childminder Assistant Employment Pack for those of you who employ staff or assistants.