Flexible
Cares R Us Family Day Care Scheme provides flexible family day care by experienced and insured educators to children aged 0-12.

Flexible care options include:

Full-time / Part time / Casual

Before / after school and School holidays

Public holidays and weekends


Safe
Family day care is a well established mode of child care which is governed by a set of National Regulations.
 

 

Approved
Cares R Us Family Day Care provides “approved care” which can entitle users to child care benefit (CCB) as well as the 50% child care rebate. Cares R Us Family Day Care manage and process all Child Care Benefit claims on behalf of the parent via the Governments Child Care Management System.

Parents should consult the Family Assistance Office (www.familyassist.gov.au) for details of their specific entitlements to CCB. Further information on the 50% child care rebate is available from the Australian Taxation Office (www.ato.gov.au).

 

Quality

Cares R Us Family Day Care Scheme provide children with:
 

  • A safe, comfortable and secure home environment
  • Socialisation and developmental play experiences within small groups
  • Stimulating learning opportunities tailored to individuals needs
  • Close relationships with educators and other children
  • Consistency of care

 

Educators

All Cares R Us Family Day Care educators go through a rigorous selection process and safety assessment of their home.

We ensure that all Cares R Us Family Day Care educators:

  • Are warm, caring, energetic and flexible

  • Have an appropriate understanding of children's needs and abilities

  • Have passed a working with children check and police check

  • Possess a current first aid certificate

  • Possess current public liability insurance

 

Support

Cares R Us Family Day Care operates as a co-ordination unit, staffed by experienced childhood professionals to support the provision of quality care through:

  • Regular home visits, phone calls and support

  • Providing access to training and professional development

  • Providing administration assistance and support to educators and parents

  • Ensuring child care standards are maintained and improved

 

INFORMATION FOR FAMILIES