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Mission Statement

 To provide current, best practice knowledge in health, safety and developmentally appropriate environments to early care and education professional staff through telephone consultation, on-site consultation and professional development education.

Pennsylvania Counties Served:

Bucks, Centre, Chester, Delaware, Huntingdon, Montgomery, Philadelphia

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What CCHS Can Do for You

 

Child Care Health & Safety, LLC (CCHS) provides insights and creative best practice strategies 1) to help increase health, safety and developmentally appropriate   environments, 2) through a collaborative approach that challenges and develops employees.

Child Care Health & Safety, LLC can help your program:

  • improve your scores on the Personal Care Routines subscale of the Environmental Rating Scales (ERS; http://www.ersi.info);
  • meet the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Standard 5 Health, Criterion 5.A.02, Emerging Criteria, which states in part:

The program has and implements a written agreement with a health consultant who is either a licensed pediatric health professional or a health professional with specific training in health consultation for early childhood programs. 

The health consultant visits at least two (2) times a year and as needed. Where infants and toddlers/twos are in care, the health consultant visits the program at least four (4) times a year and as needed”; 

  • read, understand, and apply state regulations and NAEYC Standards;
  • develop and implement an Action Plan specific to your program and needs;
  • provide professional development and Continuing Education for staff; and
  • provide health and safety education for parents.

 

Services Offered

  1. On-Site Health & Safety Consultation  [Hyperlink to appropriate section of Service page]
  2. Professional Development:
    On-Site Continuing Education Workshops [Hyperlink to appropriate section of Service page]
  3. Telephone/E-mail/Fax Consultation
  4. Guidance for State/National Accreditation Process

 

Programs Served

  1. Center-based
  2. Home-based
  3. School Age
  4. Relative/Neighbor Care

 





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