8. A natural person who provides childcare for a consideration in a private residence, for periods which may exceed 24 consecutive hours,
(1) to up to six children including the person’s children under nine years of age and the children under nine years of age who ordinarily live with the person, among whom not more than two may be under the age of 18 months; or
(2) if the person is assisted by another adult, to up to six children including their children under nine years of age and the children under nine years of age who ordinarily live with either of them, among whom not more than four may be under the age of 18 months,
may be recognized as a person responsible for home childcare by the holder of a childcare centre permit, in the manner determined by regulation.
A natural person who provides childcare for remuneration in a private residence for periods that may exceed 24 consecutive hours to not less than seven nor more than nine children must be assisted by another adult and be recognized, in the manner determined by regulation as a home childcare provider, by the holder of a childcare centre permit. The person may not receive more than four children under 18 months of age and must include, in computing the number of children received, the person’s own children and those of the assisting adult and the children who ordinarily live with either of them if they are under nine years of age.
The person must undertake to provide educational childcare which promotes the physical, intellectual, emotional, social and moral development of children in accordance with the program prescribed by regulation and agree to monitoring and supervision by the holder of the childcare centre permit having recognized the person as a home childcare provider. As well, the person must, on request, furnish to the permit holder the names and addresses of the parents of the children received by the person and any document or information required for obtaining grants under this Act, including the attendance card referred to in section 22, in keeping with the conditions prescribed by regulation.
A recognized home childcare provider may assist another home childcare provider recognized for the same childcare operation.
1979, c. 85, s. 8; 1989, c. 59, s. 6; 1996, c. 16, s. 6; 1997, c. 58, s. 72; 1999, c. 23, s. 3.