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Group family day care

Group family day care premises are an early childhood education and care site where early childhood education and care is provided by personnel meeting statutory qualification requirements in premises approved for the purpose where the number of children present at any one time does not exceed the maximum permitted under the law. In group family day care premises, early childhood education and care is the responsibility of at least two family day care childminders or other persons with early childhood education and care qualifications. Group family day care is family-based day care where the children are jointly looked after by two or three family day care childminders

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Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus