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Please find below links to information from the HPSC in relation to Covid-19 and information from the HSE for ELC and SAC providers on preventing the spread of Covid-19 and children returning to ELC and SAC settings.

We would be grateful if you share this information with parents, guardians, and staff.

https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/covid19/preventing-the-spread/

https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/covid19/preventing-the-spread/child-returning-to-school-or-childcare/

 

In addition, please find link below to the Management of Infectious Diseases in Childcare Facilities guidance resource.

https://www.hpsc.ie/a-z/lifestages/childcare/File,13444,en.pdf  Management of Infectious Disease in Childcare Facilities and Other Childcare Settings (2012)

 

For general Covid-19 queries you can contact HSE on 1800 700 700 between 8am and 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am – 5pm Saturday and Sunday or visit the HSE website https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/covid19/

Muriel Flynn.      087 6482976.    mmartin@westmeathchildcare.ie
Martina Boyce.   087 6767509.     mboyce@westmeathchildcare.ie
Karen Murray.    087 4411228.     kmurray@westmeathchildcare.ie 
Natasha Reid.     087 2452819.     nreid@westmeathchildcare.ie
Sharon Cleary.    087 6472194.    scleary@westmeathchildcare.ie
Michelle Grant.  087 4337700.    childminding@westmeathchildcare.ie

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Westmeath County Childcare Committee CLG

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Westmeath County Childcare Committee aim to sustain and develop high quality, inclusive and affordable early childhood care and education services that are responsive to the rights and needs of children and families in Westmeath.  

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News

First 5 is a whole-of-Government strategy to improve the lives of babies, young children and their families. It is a ten-year plan to help make sure all children have positive early experiences and get a great start in life. The First 5 website contains lots of useful resources for both practitioners and parents.

First 5 is a whole-of-Government strategy to improve the lives of babies, young children and their families. It is a ten-year plan to help make sure all children have positive early experiences and get a great start in life. The First 5 website contains lots of useful resources for both practitioners and parents.

A few of the many Government Programmes

The National Childcare Scheme

Providing subsidies to help parents meet the cost of quality Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare.

Access & Inclusion Model

Ensure that children with disabilities can access the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Programme.

The National Child Safeguarding Programme: Early Learning and Care

A website for all child safeguarding resources for Early Learning and Care services

Westmeath Childcare Jobs

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