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PROGRAM

The staff are responsible to plan activities and routines that reflect the ages and needs of the children in care.  Activities will be planned to meet the developmental needs of all children to enhance their growth socially, physically, intellectually, creatively and emotionally. Toys, equipment and materials required to present activities are provided at the Centre. Staff will ensure that these items are safe and suitable for the children using them. Days will be organized to include routines and activities with the day being flexible and sensitive enough to allow time for individual needs.  While the expectation is that activities be planned and implemented, it is essential that staff be sensitive to the children in care and flexible enough to adapt the daily routine.

 

 

 

Centre: 836-2758

Office: 836-4141

Fax: 836-4141

HEALTH, SAFETY AND NUTRITION

The Centre staff will ensure that all requirements of health, safety and nutrition are being maintained.  These areas are critical to a child's well being and will be treated as such.

Health

Communicable diseases such as colds, flu, vomiting or diarrhea can spread quickly in group care.  If your child is not feeling well, please keep them home.  If your child becomes ill during the day, you will be notified to come and pick up your child. This is done in the best interest of your child and the other children in care. Only prescribed medication with signed parental consent will be administered.

Safety

An emergency evacuation plan is in place fore the Centre and is posted by the door, please become familiar with it. In case of an evacuation the children will be relocated to the Manning Elementary School and parents will be notified.

Nutrition

The Centre will provide two nutritious snacks, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Parents will provide all other food the child requires during the day. In case of allergies and special diets, the parent must inform the staff of all necessary information.  Parents will provide all food for special dietary requirements.

 

Out of School Care
Working parents may qualify for Government Subsidy if your household income is less than $50,000. Please inquire by following the quicklink at the top of the page or go to www.child.alberta.ca
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Hours of Care

Day Care will be offered Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:15 to 5:15pm, September through June. Care will be offered to children ages 19 months to 5 years. Holidays and closures will be regular stat holidays.

Pre-registration is encouraged but not required, though day care availability of a space cannot be guarenteed, as staff/child ratios must be maintained.

COST OF CARE

Cost of care is based on an hourly or daily rate. Parents will be required to pay for their childcare space at time of booking. Space will be reserved upon payment . There will be no refunds for cancellation. For complete policy please refer to website: www.mrcca.net.

LATE FEES

Children MUST be picked up no later than 5:15pm, parents will be charged $5. In case of  emergency, it is the parent's responsibility to make alternate arrangements for their child to be picked up and to notify staff of any changes.

 

      Fee Schedule Per Child

$40 per 8 hour day  - 24 mos -5 yrs

$8 per hour

$45 per 8 hour day - 19 mos - 23 mos

$9 per hour

 $10.00/mo Family Administration Fee

 

"Play gives children a chance to practice what they are learning."

Fred Rogers


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