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INFORMATION FOR FAMILIES

In Home Care aims to provide a high quality, flexible early childhood education and care to families for whom other approved childcare options are not appropriate. 

 

Families wanting to apply for In Home Care please contact us for further information and we will guide you through the application process and eligibility.

How much does it cost

The fee for care is calculated on an hourly rate per family (not per child). Additional cost (transport, travel, activities) are to be negotiated between the family and Educator and is not subject to Government Subsidy. Families can use IHC for a few hours a week or every day, depending on IHC Association approval. Click here for more information about Child Care Subsidy eligibility. Please contact Peachie Kids to inquire about family setup costs.

Our Educators

Our Educators come from a wide range of diverse backgrounds, All educators are required to comply with and work in accordance to the National Standards. They are required to have as a minimum;

  • Completed or Enrolled to complete Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

  • Be at least 18 years of age

  • Current First Aid qualifications, including annual CPR, Asthmas, Anaphylaxis training

  • Relevant state and territory Working with Children Checks

  • National Police Check

  • Public Liability Insurance (min $9 a week)

  • Demonstrated knowledge of early childhood practices and duty of care