Excerpts from the manual:
A family day home is one of the child care options available to parents in Alberta. Family day homes provide child care for children 0&em;12 years old in the private residences of the providers. Child and Family Services Authorities (CFSAs) contract with and approve agencies or individual family day home providers for the purposes of ensuring that children using an approved family day home service are healthy and safe. Approved agencies and providers operate according to Ministry standards.
This manual contains the minimum Ministry standards for operating an approved family day home service for the purposes of providing child care to children.