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Busting the paperwork myths in Wales

When speaking to childminders in Wales, particularly those who have been working in the sector for many years we have noticed a growing concern around the amount of paperwork needed when childminding. We decided to look at some of these myths and spread the truth!

12/02/2019

Posted by Holly Love, Quality and Training Officer, PACEY Cymru | with 0 comments

Five top tips for childminding in a small setting

I don't know about you, but I often dream about my ideal childminding setting. I`m guilty of spending far too much time on Pinterest and Instagram looking at pictures of airy, spacious, well organised childcare settings that I can only ever dream of replicating. Alas, I live in a small house, and this isn't going to change anytime soon so here are my five top tips for making the most of childminding from a small home

30/01/2019

Posted by Layla Fitzwilliam Hall, Childminder | with 9 comments

Care is ageless

After her childminding children met a number of elderly volunteers at a Salvation Army donation trip, Chloe noticed that they positively thrived interacting with them, with an incredible amount of confidence. Chloe's great-grandmother was then diagnosed with Alzheimer's and the idea of visiting her with the children made complete sense.    

17/05/2017

Posted by Chloe Webster, Pebbles Childcare | with 0 comments

5 reasons why you should do our Preparing to Work in Home-Based Childcare course

Want to be a childminder in England? Thinking about doing our Preparing to Work in Home-Based Childcare course? Here are 5 reasons why you should!

02/02/2017

Posted by PACEY | with 39 comments