We understand that the transition for children into child care is an important milestone for children and families. This transition can be challenging and emotional for both the parent and their child. In order to make the transition process a positive experience, our educators and Supervisor work closely with families to help their child settle in. We encourage families to contact the Centre at any time to check on their child and how their day is progressing. Families are also welcome to visit at any time of the day, without prior notice. At the end of each day, families are able to talk to their child’s educator and/or Supervisor to get a feel for how well your child is adapting to the change.
At Akal Child Care, we strongly believe that two-way, ongoing communication between our families and our team is essential in the development of children. We work very closely with families, and we view families as experts who understand their children, and play a critical role in their child’s development. We maintain continuous communication through various avenues, such as: our open-door policy; monthly newsletters; individualized monthly progress reports; open houses; and daily reports/updates via the “Hi Mama” app.
We also provide a daily report that indicates: