What is In Home Multiage daycare?
Is a Family daycare where the person in charge is a Certificate Early Childhood Educator.
Georgi's Home is in Home Multiage Daycare.
How many children you have at any time?
In my daycare I have 5 children at a time
What are the age of your children?
The age of the children range from 12 months to 5 years. However generally we have a balance group where the children's age range from 19 months to 4 years.
Do you have a Registration fee?
No I do not have a Registration fee.
Do you accept subsidy?
Yes I accept children with subsidy.
Are you in the reduction initiative program?
Yes the daycare is in the reduction Initiative.
Do you have an assistant?
Yes, I have an assistant that works every day part time.
Do you take a children for field trips?
Yes, during the year we plan different field trips, To name some we go to the beach,or pool to parks, to the farm or to Festivals and to Science World. Some of these will be included in the monthly fee and a few will be extra charge, but only with the parents approval,
Do you provide meals?
Yes I provide three meals, two snacks and lunch those are included in the monthly fee. I prefer to give the children organic food and whole wheat products. I do not provide food for children under 18 months or if the children has allergies or intolerance to the food in those cases the parents will provide it.
The meals are nutritious and balance according to the Canada Food Guide. You can see an example of a daily meals in my menu and also check my Food Policy in this web.
What type of program do you have?
I see a person as a whole, where body and mind have to work together in harmony. That is why my program try to balance physical activities with learning activities . You can read My Program in this web.
Do you have an open communication with parents?
Yes, I document the children progress and every week I send emails to the parents with pictures and comments of the activities that we did during the week and also information about the activities that we plan to do the following week. I have a policy of open door, the parents are welcome to come any time to see the children at daycare.
The parents can also contact me by phone, email or in person to set an appointment to talk about the program, the goals or any concern related to his or her child or to the daycare.
Also I am updated the way to communicate with the parents to send text message with pictures to their phone.
What is the deposit?
The deposit is an amount (50%) of the monthly fee and is used in case the parents withdraw the child without the proper noticed . If the parents give the proper notice the caregiver must return the deposit at the end of the last month that the child attend daycare..
Do you assist in potty training?
Yes, I assist in potty training but I believe that the parents have to start the training at home. I will reinforce and support them in the process. I have a policy in potty training that is part of the Parent Package.
In what events will the daycare be closed?
The daycare will be closed on statutory holidays. In the event that the holiday is on the weekend the daycare will be closed the following Monday.
What happen if you get sick?
In the case I get sick I will provide a qualify substitute to work during the time I can not work in the daycare. The parents do not need to pay extra. They will be introduced to the substitute caregiver before she starts working and her documents, criminal record check, First Aid and other certifications will be posted. .
What extra activities do yo provide in your daycare? and are those included in the fee?
Yes they are included in the fee. Extra activities are fitness and yoga, Bilingual activities, (Spanish-English) , preschool activities .
Do you take vacation?
Yes I take 20 days vacation and the parents will have two month notice in advance to know when I will take them. In the event I need more days the daycare fees will be adjusted or I will provide a substitute.