Childcare Quality of Service

What Is Quality Childcare?

‘Quality is achieved in childcare through the provision (among other things) of a good physical infrastructure; imaginative materials which meet the different needs of the children in the facility; a warm and caring team of practitioners; a good relationship between parents and the childcare team; sound management policies and practices; awareness of equality and diversity; and a responsiveness to the individual needs of each child. Equally important are appropriate ratios of staff to children, the presence of qualified staff and the contentedness of staff with their working environment and structures’.


It is difficult to define quality in childcare services. However, a high quality provision will cater for a child's development needs irrespective of the type of facility. A well trained and experienced workforce is essential in providing a quality childcare service. A worker's knowledge of childcare development is one of the main contributory factors to a high quality service across all types of childcare facility.

Siolta & Aistear

Garda Vetting 

Dublin City Childcare Committee
Ocean House
Arran Quay
Dublin 7


Tel. 01 8733696
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Mob.:  085 8715097
Fax:    01 873 4488

CRO No.: 358269



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