Regulatory Bodies and Current Leglislations for Setting Up a Home Base Childcare Setting

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Assignment Task 1

Regulatory bodies and current legislations
OFSTED
Ofsted is the office for standards in Education, children's services and skills.
They make sure that people achieve excellence in care of children and young people.
Ofsted assess children services in local areas and inspect services for looked after children , safeguarding and child protection. Ofsted's job is to check places that young people and children are looked after and the people who look after children and young people. They check to see if people are doing a good job in looking after children, if they are not they try to help them get better. Ofsted inspect children services e.g. childminders, nursery's etc. to see the standard of care for children, after
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Early years foundation stage 2008 (EYFS)
The Early Years Foundation Stage is a comprehensive statutory framework that sets the standards for the learning, development and care of children from birth to five years. All providers are required to use the EYFS to ensure that whatever setting parents choose, they can be confident their child will receive a quality experience that supports their care, learning and development. It is implemented in all registered early years settings, maintained and independent schools. The settings are required to meet learning, development and welfare requirements in the EYFS package and with regard to the guidance associated with those requirements as appropriate.
Welfare requirements

Safeguarding and Promoting children's welfare

Suitable person

Suitable premises, environment and equipment

Organisation

Documentation

Learning and