Agenda Special Educational Needs –changes Educational, Health and Social Care Plans -Donna What's changing – Childminder Agencies- choices-Tim Questions Raffle for persona doll!. HACKNEY CHILDMINDERS FORUM MEETING MAY 6 TH.
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In 2008 only 30% of Hackney childminders were good/Outstanding
In 2008- 35 childminders were on the Network
In 2014 there are 75% childminders achieving Good/Outstanding
In 2014 there are 86 childminders on the Network meeting quality assurance standards
Congratulations to you all, who are making a difference to Hackney children!!How far have we come ?
Government agenda appears to be that the role of the LA is to provide less support to childminders and settings
The government now wants only settings and childminders who are in need of support to receive it.
The support might be at a lower levelWhat’s changing?
Ofsted annual fee-£35(currently)
Information Commission registration-£35 annually
DBS check=£44 each(over 16s)
Public Liability Insurance=from£46-£98 annually
First Aid-£90 (from Sept 14=£30 annually)
Food Hygiene-£85 (from Sept 14=£28 annually))
Allergies course-£40 (from Sept 14)
Annual Childminder Conference -£30 (from Sept 14)What are the current costs?
From September 2014, Children and Families Act herald the emergence of Childminder Agencies
The Government sees childminder agencies as being ‘One-stop shop' organisations;
The Government does not want to prescribe a business model for agencies – ‘we want
to give agencies the freedom to develop models that suit parents and childminders
But it is vital that childminder agencies are Self funding
https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/childminder-agencies-and-changes-to-the-local-authority-role DFE are seeking views on the proposals for the provision of early education and childcare following the Children and Families Act 2014
Closing 22 May 2014 5:00pmThe Childcare (Childminder Agencies) draft Regulations 2014
Hackney are committed to maintaining quality care to young children in Hackney
We know the current childminder service supports quality
We are therefore exploring how the current service could be transferred into an Agency Model, which will not be for profit!!HLT agency model?
What services that Hackney Learning Trust childminding team currently offer would you like to retain?
Can I continue to make my own decisions about the service I provide if I join an HLT Agency?
If I join HLT agency what about tax, NI and public liability insurance?
Can I take funded 2 yr olds if I join HLT agency?
Can I take funded 2 yr olds if I’m not in your agency?
Would I receive a grading about the quality of my service from HLT agency that I can share with parent?
Would the number of children I can care for as a member of an agency stay the same?
If I join HLT agency, would Ofsted still inspect me or investigate complaints against me?
What if I just care for children over 5 yrs, can I join HLT Agency?Questions