Childminders are professional childcare providers who are registered with CSSIW providing care and learning opportunities for children as young as 6 weeks to the age of 12 years.
They work within their own home, providing a family environment for the children they care for. Childminders can provide flexible care for families as they
- look after smaller numbers of children,
- they can offer individual attention whilst helping the child to develop,learn new skills and make friends.
They can often collect and drop off children from school or other locations