Home child care

General information

It is necessary to get a licence to operate a Home child care.

If the children are fewer than 6 the applicant can direct his application to the local Social Committee.

Conditions

The applicant shall meet the following conditions:

  1. Be at least 20 years of age. If he is older than 65 the licence is only granted for one year at a time.
  2. Have attended a class on that the local Social committee holds or has education in the field of child-raising.
  3. Have recommendation from the last employ or two responsible persons.
  4. The facilities shall be suitable for the activity and the facilities shall be kept clean and have the necessary safety equipment (for more information contact the local public health authority of the municipality in question).

If the Home child care has more than 6 children the applicant must direct his application to the local Public Health Authority. Before granting a licence the housing must be approved by the Building Committee. The facilities shall be suitable for the activity and the facilities shall be kept clean and have the necessary safety equipment.

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