Day Care

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What is day care?
Care provided for children temporarily by people who are not well known to the child.
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What are the negative effects of day care?
Social development can be damaged through deprivation as the child is seperated from their primary care-giver. Also, when cared for at home, the environment is more loving.
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What are the positive effects of day care?
Opportunities that are not possible at home can be offered, like interaction with other children and certain activities. Also, mothers who are able to work experience less stress so can look after their children better.
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What makes day care high quality?
Verbal interaction, stimulation, sensitive emotional care, low staff turnover, consistency of care, low staff-child ratio, mixed-age groups and structured time.
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What is the ideal staff-child ratio?
1:3
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What does consistency of care mean?
The same carer tending the same child.
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What does stimulation mean?
Provision of toys and book etc. to interact with.
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