What Services Should I Look for from a Child Care Center?


Juggling children, a career and the numerous other chores you're tasked with is no easy feat. Luckily you have the opportunity to relieve a bit of the stress through the use of a child care team. Of course, you don't want to leave your kids with just anyone. There are a few important services that a child development center should offer before you sign up to use them. The following is a short list of must-haves when it comes to child care.

Trained Supervision

No matter how old your children are it is integral that they are left in the hands of qualified adults who will be able to care for them in all sorts of situations. This means that the team at the child care center you select should be first aid certified and MAT certified. Another important certification that they should possess is a CPR certification. If the staff has gone through the training for these certifications you should feel like you are placing your children into the care of people who genuinely want to see your child succeed.

School Transportation

More than likely you will need to drop your child or children off at daycare before school starts on your way to work. Well it would be pointless if you would have to come back an hour later just to take them to school. Area transportation is a must for any daycare center. This includes before and after school dropoffs and pickups. This is a service that will save you both time and money.

Social Skill Promotion

One of the most important ways that children learn is through interaction with each other. A daycare center should encourage children to play, learn and grow together. This is integral to their own health and development, well into their older years. No matter the activity, or simply learning how to greet others, you will soon notice your child's social behavior growing when they are placed in a friendly environment.

Don't trust any daycare to take care of your kids, find one that truly cares. Country Day Care and Magnolia Ridge Child Development Centers offer superior child care in Richmond and Glen Allen, featuring fully trained staff. Our daycare services are second to none! To learn more or to enroll your child in daycare in Richmond or Glen Allen don't hesitate to give our friendly and knowledgeable team a call at our Richmond location (804) 282-8502 or our Glen Allen location at (804) 515-1933!

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Written By Brian Corey

Published By MORBiZ