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Waterloo, ON. 519.886.9110
Day Care Waterloo
PROGRAMS
 


  • To ensure a safe and healthy environment
  • To provide an environment which supports the child’s Sense of well-being and competence as well as social and physical development
  • To provide reliable and flexible care to meet the needs of working parents
  • To provide consistent nurturing and individual attention for the child according to his/her individual needs
  • To promote positive family relationships
  • To provide case management for children with special needs in cooperation with local agencies
  • To provide a supportive working environment for staff with opportunities for professional growth
  • Child Guidance Principles
    A positive approach is used to guide children. Each situation and child is dealt with individually. Methods include:

  • Redirection
    Guiding a child into acceptable options when engaged in an unacceptable activity
  • Natural or Logical Consequences
    Attempting to make the child aware of the result of his/her actions
  • Limit setting
    Boundaries are developed by the teacher for the children as a group and for individual children according to each situation
  • Modeling
    Demonstration of appropriate ways of interacting
  • Offering choices
    Appropriate choices are outlined and children are encouraged to make decisions for themselves
  • Anticipating Trouble
    Planning and preparing for the environment
  • Ignoring
    Some inappropriate behaviour can be ignored with more emphasis given to appropriate behaviour
  • Positive Reinforcement
    Showing genuine approval when children are engaged in positive activities

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    Child care Programs offered by A.D.C.
  • Toddler care
    Full time or part time care for children aged 18 months to 2.5 years of age
  • Pre-school Care
    Full time or part time care for children aged 2.5 to 6 years of age

  • Prohibited Methods Of Discipline:
    • corporal punishment of the child;
    • physical restraint of the child, such as confining the child to a high chair, car seat, stroller or other device for the purposes of discipline or in lieu of supervision, unless the physical restraint is for the purpose of preventing  a child from hurting himself, herself or someone else, and is used only as a last resort and only until the risk of injury is no longer imminent;
    • locking the exits of the child care centre premises for purpose of confining the child, or confining the child in an area or room without adult supervision, unless such as confinement occurs during an emergency and is required as part of the licensee's emergency management policies and procedures;
    • use of harsh or degrading measures or threats or use of derogatory language directed at or used in the presence  of a child that would humiliate, shame or frighten the child or undermine his or her self-respect, dignity or self-worth;
    • depriving the child of basic needs including food, drink, shelter, sleep, toilet use, clothing, bedding
    • inflicting any bodily harm on children including making children eat or drink against their will.
     

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    Alexandra Day Care .
    Waterloo, ON. 519.886.9110