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Guidelines for Centre Based Infant/Toddler Care Services

Topic(s): Children & Families

Guidelines for care centres that wish to provide care services to infants/toddlers aged 2 – 18 months. 


This guide provides guidelines for centres offering infant care or toddler care services, and covers: 

  • physical requirements (e.g. furniture, equipment, fittings, etc.)
  • safety feautures and measures
  • hygiene, health and nutrition practices
  • staff-child ratios and minimum staff requirements
  • infant care/toddler care programme requirements
  • administration and records