Current Legislation for Home Based Childcare

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Legislation and Ofsted
Welcome to Little Birdie Childminding. We are an Ofsted registered childminding service in Wiltshire, dedicated to bringing you first class child care for your little ones. We are bound by law to make sure your child/children are safely, fairly and equally looked after. There are various legislations, policies and guidelines by which we work. Here for your information are some details about them: Legislation Name| Description| Little Birdie Policy|

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child| Article 23 –Disabled Children and young people must be enabled to be as independent as possible and to be able to take full and active part in everyday life.Article 31 –Every child is entitled to rest and play and to have the chance to join in a wide range of activities including Cultural and artistic activities.| At Little Birdie, every child will be treated as an equal, joining in with activities appropriate to age and ability, and will have the chance to rest, play and enjoy a wide variety of artist, cultural, development and fun activities on a daily basis.| The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2006)| Article 23 –Disabled children should have equal rights.Article 24 – Disabled children/people should have access to education.| At Little Birdie, all children are equal in status and importance as each other, and all shall receive learning and development in the setting.| The Human Rights Act 1998| Article 14 –This prohibits discrimination on many grounds including sex, race, religion, political opinions as well as any other status. Other status has been interpreted broadly to cover for example, marital status, sexuality, financial or employment status, physical or mental ability.| We will always treat our children and their families as equals, with impartiality, respect and positive relationships. | The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995| The DDA states that it is illegal to treat Disabled persons...
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