Cache Cypop 5 - Understand How to Set Up a Home Based Childcare Business

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CYPOP 5 CACHE Level 3 – Understand how to set up a home-based child-care service Name ULN – CACHE – CYPOP 5 Understand how to set up a home based child care service Task 1 1 .1 Produce an information sheet which outlines the following: * the current legislation for home based childcare * the role of the regulatory bodies Parent Information sheet Whilst working from home as a child-minder and looking after your children, I am required to keep up to date on the current legislation and regulatory bodies in regards to home-based childcare. This then enables me to ensure that your children are receiving the best possible care while in my setting. I will endeavour to keep you updated with any changes or amendments within the laws, rules and regulations, which are relevant to my role as a child-minder. The following legislation is most relevant to my role as a child-minder: Children Act (2004) – This act was a direct result of The Green Paper 'Every Child Matters'. It identifies five outcomes which relate to all children: * be healthy * stay safe * enjoy and achieve * make a positive contribution * achieve economic well-being Childcare Act (2006) – This act introduced the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) in England Care of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations (2002) – This deals with the identification, storage and use of potentially harmful substances, such as cleaning fluids. Special Educational Needs and Disability Act (2001) – Protects children from discrimination on the basis of disability, and settings must make reasonable adjustments to their provision to meet the needs and rights of the child. Data Protection Act (1998) – Prevents confidential and personal information being passed on without your consent; this consent must be that of the

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