Family day care can be for children from birth through to school age. This type of care may also be available overnight or on weekends for families who are on-call or work shifts.
Family day care is not provided in the child’s own home, instead education and care is generally provided in the educator’s own home.
Family day care services must meet the requirements of the National Quality Framework and are assessed and rated against the National Quality Standard:
For more information on the National Quality Framework, see: